Islamic Union of Iraqi Turkoman
|Islamic Union of Iraqi Turkoman|
|الاتحاد الإسلامي التركماني العراقي|
|Deputy Secretary General||Jasim Mohammed Jaafar|
|Ideology||Iraqi Turkmen interests|
|National affiliation||State of Law Coalition|
|Seats in the Council of Representatives of Iraq:|
|Seats in the local governorate councils:|
|Politics of Iraq
The Islamic Union of Iraqi Turkoman (or Turkoman Islamic Union) is a political party in Iraq led by Abbas al-Bayati. It was formed in 1991 and participated in discussions with other exile groups before the invasion of Iraq. It is mostly made up of Shiite Iraqi Turkmen.
In the elections in January 2005 and December 2005 it joined with other Shiite parties in the United Iraqi Alliance.
The deputy leader of the party is Jasim Mohammed Jaafar, who was the Minister of Housing and Construction in the 2005 Iraqi Transitional Government and Minister of Youth and Sports in the 2006 government of Nouri al-Maliki.
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