Gorran executive resigns after disastrous election result


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SULAIMANI — The members of the Change Movement’s (Gorran) Executive Body announced its resignation on Wednesday (October 13), saying that a "temporary board” will be soon formed to manage the party.

The group said in a statement that it made the decision in order to take responsibility for "this sensitive stage” follow its failure to win a any seats in Iraq’s parliamentary elections.

It won five seats in 2018.

The party’s National Assembly said in a statement that it wanted to assure Gorran supporters that it would correct the mistakes that brought the party to this point.

During a meeting on Wednesday, it decided on a draft strategy for rebuilding the party and would hold conferences with supporters to make a collective decision about its new direction, but did not reveal any details beyond that.


(NRT Digital Media)

This story was updated at 9:06 p.m. EBL