Died President of the Republic of Iraq, Jalal Talabani, on Tuesday, at the age of 80 years.
A source familiar with the interview for "Alsumaria News", "President Jalal Talabani, died today in a hospital in Baghdad, following a rapid deterioration in his health."
Paragraph III of Article 72 of the Iraqi Constitution, that the Vice-President shall replace the President when the post is vacant for any reason whatsoever and the House of Representatives elect a new president within a period not to exceed thirty days from the date of the vacancy.
Talabani is named Jalal Husamettin and one of the most prominent Kurdish figures in modern Iraqi history, essentially a lawyer, graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Baghdad.
March media work and political, gradual in the ranks of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) led by Mustafa Barzani, until he reached the position of member of the leadership.
He then went with a number of politicians to establish a separate party in 1975 and was named the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Talabani Zatros the party until the last day of his life, which is one of the two ruling parties in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and their leaders, Barham Salih, and Fuad Masum, and others.
And began a new era in the life of Talabani politics after the American war in 2003, where he Talabani as president of Iraq in April 2005 after the first general elections come after the war, to be the first leader of the non-Arab heads an Arab country in modern history, and was re-elected president of the Republic of Iraq in May 2006 under the new Iraqi constitution.
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