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Interim Constitution as adopted on 16 July 1970.

Article 7

    1. Arabic is the official language.

    2. The Kurdish language is official, besides Arabic, in the Kurdish region.

Article 19

    1. Citizens are equal before the law, without discrimination because of sex, blood, language, social origin or religion.

Note: The complete text of the Interim Constitution and further information on the constitutional background of Iraq are provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Bern.

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