Iraq's President Barham Salih meets with new prime minister-designate Adnan al-Zurfi in Baghdad, Iraq March 17, 2020.  The Presidency of the Republic of Iraq Office/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.
Iraq's President Barham Salih meets with new prime minister designate Adnan Al Zurfi in Baghdad, Iraq on March 17, 2020. The Presidency of the Republic of Iraq Office Handout via Reuters

Iraq’s new prime minister designate has significant challenges ahead