27-09-2021 10:49 PM Jerusalem Timing

Iraq Parliament Impeaches Defense Minister

Iraq Parliament Impeaches Defense Minister

Iraqi lawmakers on Thursday voted to impeach Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi over corruption allegations, MPs said.

Iraqi ParliamentIraqi lawmakers on Thursday voted to impeach Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi over corruption allegations, MPs said.

Two members of parliament told AFP that lawmakers voted to withdraw their confidence from Obeidi by 142 votes to 102 in a secret ballot, while 18 abstained.