President of Iraq

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President of the Republic of Iraq
رئيس جمهورية العراق
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Incumbent
Barham Salih

since 2 October 2018
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceRadwaniyah Palace Baghdad, Iraq
AppointerParliamentary vote
Term lengthFour years, renewable once
Inaugural holderMuhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i
FormationJuly 14, 1958
DeputyVice President of Iraq

The President of Iraq is the head of state of Iraq.[1]

The President is elected by the Council of Representatives by a two-thirds majority.[2] and is limited to two four-year terms.[3] The President is responsible for fixing treaties and laws passed by the Council of Representatives.[4]

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  1. Constitution of Iraq, Article 64
  2. Constitution of Iraq, Article 67
  3. Constitution of Iraq, Article 69
  4. "Iraq's Surprise: The Persistence of Democracy - WSJ". Web.archive.org. 2017-11-17. Retrieved 2019-04-02.