Iraq's Sadr says he is quitting politics

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© APA | Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr

# 29 August 2022 14:41 (UTC +04:00)

Iraq's powerful Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Monday that he was quitting politics and closing his institutions in response to an intractable political deadlock, APA reports citing Reuters.

"I hereby announce my final withdrawal," Sadr said in a statement posted on Twitter.

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