Iraqi Parliament Speaker stripped of immunity

Al-Jabour spoke to Parliament with the request amid accusations of his involvement in corruption schemes

Baku. 9 August. REPORT.AZ/ Iraqi parliament voted today for the deprivation of the Iraqi parliament speaker Salim al-Jabour parliamentary immunity, Report informs citing the RIA Novosti.

Earlier, Al-Jabour appealed to the parliament with such a request on a background of accusations of his involvement in corruption schemes.

1st August Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, who was invited to answer in Parliament on suspicion of corruption, has accused the Speaker al-Jabour, and a number of deputies of involvement in fraudulent schemes with the arms deals.Iraqi Prime Minister ordered to launch an investigation and banned suspects from leaving the country.

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