iraqi finance minister

Iraqi Finance Minister Sacked, Risking Economic Fallout

BAGHDAD, Sept 21 – Iraq’s parliament removed Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari from office on Wednesday over corruption allegations, a move that risks further destabilising the major OPEC producer’s fragile economy as it struggles with a massive budget deficit. Parliament voted 158-77 to withdraw confidence from Zebari, two lawmakers said, after questioning him last month about

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