Iraq Government reshuffle will be either this week or next week

Posted Mar 4, 2007 by Jishpar

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki move comes as his government faces mounting US pressure to take greater responsibility for security and other efforts to stabilise the country.
Nouri al-Maliki  Iraq s Prime Minister
Nouri al-Maliki, Iraq's Prime Minister
Al-Maliki said the reshuffle may be either this week or next week. He has not indicated when the positions are going to be replaced by key posts such as defense and foreign ministers. Iraq also has extended an invitation to neighbouring Iran, which has close ties to Iraq's major Shiite political factions that support the government of al-Maliki, a Shiite