Hero Ibrahim – will she follow her husband Jelal Talabani as Iraqi President?

Al-shafaq News – 24-12-2012 – SULÊMANI –  A close source to the decision-maker centers in Kurdistan revealed on Monday, that Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, President Jalal Talabani’s wife is the front-runner in succession; to be the first woman to hold this position in the history of Iraq.

The source, who asked not to be identified, told Shafaq news, that “President Jalal Talabani’s wife, Ms. Hero Khan is the favorite and most acceptable to assume the position of President of the Republic, in the absence of the president for whatever reason from the political scene.” According to the source, “Ms. Hero Khan enjoys good relations with all parties in Erbil and Baghdad,” saying that “it is unlikely that she would face strong reservations on the succession to Talabani.”