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Jalal Talabani elected Iraq president

April 06, 2005 13:45 IST

Former Kurdish rebel fighter Jalal Talabani has been elected the president of Iraq.

The country's new 275-member parliament also chose Shiite Islamist Adel Abdel Mahdi and outgoing Sunni president Ghazi al-Yawar as Talabani's deputies.


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