Commission received a formal appeals election results
06-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
BAGHDAD - Omar Star
Monday, May 6, 2013
Provided legs 'united', headed by Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi and «Iraq Arab» led by Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq yesterday formally appealed the results of the local elections, especially in the provinces of Baghdad, Diyala, Salahuddin.
The Electoral Commission for elections yesterday announced the first of the final results of the provincial elections irregular (with the exception of the provinces of Anbar and Nineveh).
A member of the Board of Commissioners كاطع the Zobaie told «life» after the announcement of the results «are still waiting for the receipt of complaints and appeals will be later referred to the Legal Committee for consideration. After completed and returned to us is the ratification of the elections and considered official. He said «that in the absence of conviction of the entity or the decision of the Board of Commissioners candidate can appeal against the decision before the Appeals Commission of the Supreme Judicial Council in the election commission.
The coalition «united», in a statement, that the results announced by the Commission «does not reflect the reality does not match with the gathering of information in its possession and reports», stressing that «announce stabbed with these results in the form of a formal particularly in the provinces of Diyala and Salah al-Din, for breaches many large and which has been marred inform the relevant authorities over the past few days at the forefront of the UNHCR, the United Nations ».
The list of 'united' in Baghdad received seven seats in Diyala ten in Salahuddin province, five in Babylon on one seat and the like in Basra.
The list also challenged 'Iraqi-Arab' in the outcome of the elections, saying it «does not reflect the reality does not match what has gathered information and reports.
And included the list in a statement inter violations, which she recorded, of which «does not appear the names of large numbers of associate of the security services, through the process of voting on, in addition to the absence of the names of voters at polling stations in Baghdad, which led to deprive hundreds of thousands of participating in the the voting process.
Dar Al Hayat
Provincial councils: Maliki to lose 30% of its influence and chest and Hakim يحصدان the the 118 seats
06-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
BAGHDAD / Press-term
Produced a results of provincial elections, according to the final declaration of the Commission, and a different reality in the areas controlled by the coalition of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, as it lost about 30% of the seats compared to cycle 2009, despite his alliance with the Badr Organization and the Virtue Party and the Reform Movement, led by Ibrahim al-Jaafari.
Did not reap-Maliki and his allies, according to the final results of more than 97 seats in the provinces, while each received alliance citizen of the Supreme Council and lists Sadrist 118 seats, which would mean by observers to end the monopoly of state law for local authorities in all the provinces south of Baghdad and in the capital itself, and will draw weights different in parliamentary elections after nearly 10 months, particularly as it was accompanied by the rise of the civil movement and a number of independent lists that can improve performance.
The Supreme Council won 61 seats, also obtained lists of the Sadrist movement on 58 the progress of 41% from the previous local elections.
The Sadrists announced, on Sunday, that "one of the most winning lists" in the elections by winning an increase of 41% from the previous session, while pointing out that the mass of the citizen "key ally" for the formation of local governments, he stressed that the system of Saint Lego contributed to the low representation of the representation of the Sadrists in Najaf.
The Secretary General of the Liberal bloc in Iraq Zia al-Asadi at a press conference in the presence of the winning candidates of the Liberal bloc in all the provinces and the 58 candidates at the headquarters of the political body of the Sadrist movement in Najaf and attended (Long Press), said that "according to the results of the elections, the proportion of the Liberal bloc achieved by and which got 58 seats show that we are one of the most winning lists in the elections. "
Asadi added that "we have obtained seats in this election than the previous session with 17 seats, an increase of 41%, while the citizen got a block on a 7% increase from the previous elections and a coalition of state law, 30% decrease from the previous session."
Between al-Asadi that "the number of seats we have obtained is 58 seats while we got in the previous session of the 41 seats in all the provinces and our motto is to serve all Iraqis." On the next to form alliances of local governments Asadi said that "open alliances horizon ahead of us for the next stage but the closest ally is a mass citizen but is a key ally and all menus currently being negotiated and there are meetings and dialogues did not end until this moment."
Baghdad and Erbil are discussing oil and file joint coordination
06-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Baghdad, Tariq al-Araji
It is hoped to be held by representatives of the center and the Kurdistan Regional meeting in the coming days to discuss the dilemmas current on file oil. Senior source at the Oil Ministry said the "Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network": that "the Kurdistan region is supposed to deliver and the Federal Ministry of Oil is now 250 thousand barrels of crude oil produced there after it was 225 thousand barrels per day during the period few years. "It is said that a meeting took place last week between Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani in Baghdad, yielded agreement on seven points, will end the dilemmas between center and the region. said the source, who asked not to be named, said that "the provincial government has so far not received the ministry any quantity of oil produced there in spite of improved political relations and agreed on several points including the issue of oil and gas," noting that begin solving dilemmas art did not is so far, hoping at the same time to be realized technical meetings during the period coming to serve the interests of the Iraqi people of all factions and اعراقه. noted that the Kurdistan region and for several months refrained from handing the central government oil produced there, justified by failing to pay the federal government amounts for companies operating in the region.
Barzani: did not ask for an extension of my mandate or legal amendment
06-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Erbil: Shirzad Shikhani of the
In a sudden development of the controversial debate about the upcoming presidential election and the nomination of the current President of the region, Massoud Barzani of the third round, he entered Barzani personally on-line, through a letter addressed to his people publish reads the official website for the presidency of the region, which he emphasized «he did not ask any amendment Act presidency of the region prepares his candidacy, no request for an extension to the period of the current mandate », stressing that« that his goal is not a position or a position, but that this site is just a way to serve the people, not important who will take over this position, because the office did not make a particular person in itself ».
Barzani said: «Since the two are talking about the presidency of the region, and takes this modern two different directions, there is a majority that looks at this issue in terms of a national vision, and from there to deal with it for political goals, in particular, with the appreciation of the views of everyone and respect for freedom of expression, but unfortunately in such sensitive circumstances clouded the atmosphere on the Kurdish street like there are not the most important issues of this topic, where this issue overshadowed on a fateful most important issues regarding the fate of our people. With regard to me, I see that this issue is not confined to Bash_khasa; because I am the first day declared frankly that I am not president of the region, but I am a member of the Peshmerga and stay well, there is not any position or location of the most important my Cserve carry this name great ».
He revealed Barzani, in his letter, that he did not ask for amendment of the law presidency of the region, and extend the duration of his presidency current, or boot to run for this position, and stressed: «not my goal position itself, this job means to serve the people and the nation, which is a trench of struggle for the defense of the rights of my people, and tried to through it to preserve the dignity of the people away from the pressures or conflicts partisan, so stipulated in the earlier accepted the job at the second time to be elected by the people directly, criterion I have is the approval of a majority of the people on the job, and I'm not ready to overcook Basmotai , Bndhala and my family's struggle for this post. He pointed out «that the political system in Kurdistan is not presidential, and despite the negative aspects of positive to this political system, it is not established for the benefit of one person, what is important is to respect this system opinion of the people, and to be his fate, however, the people, and that does not allow for transactions political to be a substitute for the will of the people.
He spoke Barzani on a draft constitution, which tries to party put to a referendum, despite the objections of a lot of parties and the popular, and said: «for many reasons, not put the draft constitution to a referendum, even though it cut all the stages of its shape legal, and today people have the right to decide whether to accept this Constitution or not. The demand of some political parties about not to put the constitution to a referendum has no basis in legal terms; because it is not permissible for any party to decide on behalf of the people, and that this demand conflicts with the principle of respect for the will of the people, as contrary to all concepts of democracy. He stressed that «for the Election of the President of the Region (...) it is important not to confiscate people's right to determine the president of the province, which is a legitimate right and natural. Barzani concluded to say that people must choose headed
BAGHDAD / NINA / Kurdistan Alliance confirmed attending the House of Representatives session, which will be held on Tuesday.
MP, of the Alliance, Mohsen al-Sadoun said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency/ NINA /: "The Kurds' MPs are committed to the agreement with the National Alliance and the federal government to attend sessions of the House of Representatives and participate in legalize laws."
Sadoun added: "The Kurdish MPs are committed to discuss all the laws on the agenda of the House of Representatives and approve them if they are identical with the Constitution and the supreme interests of Iraq."
Kurds' Ministers had resumed attending the meetings of Council of Ministers last Thursday while MPs of the House of Representatives resumes attending the parliament's sessions on Tuesday.
The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani announced last Wednesday that Kurdish ministers and MPs have ended their boycott and will return to the meetings of the Council of Ministers and the House of Representatives.
He said, at a news conference in the Council of Ministers building in Arbil that "he signed an agreement with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki includes several points, namely the emphasis on partnership and harmony and balance in state institutions.
Othman urges the central government to speed up implementing legitimate demands of the demonstrators
BAGHDAD / NINA / The independent MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Mahmoud Othman called on the federal government to speed implementing the legitimate demands of the demonstrators that are consistent with the Constitution, and not to use violence against them, and open a direct dialogue to resolve the current crisis," noting that " implementing these demands by the government will prevent the lurking and beneficiaries to exploit these events to their favor. "
He called, in a statement to (NINA), the governments of the region and the Centre to speed up forming bodies and special committees to implement what was agreed upon in Baghdad between al-Maliki and Barzani, stressing the need to resolve the outstanding problems as soon as possible and implement the written agreement between the two parties. "
Othman denied U.S. or Iranian pressures on the governments of the center and the province led to the recent agreement between the parties, noting that "there are efforts by the U.S. and Iran toward the convergence of views between the Governments of the region and the center, but these efforts were not pressures towards a solution, as the existing problems between the Governments of the center and the region are an internal affair of Iraq and the two parties do not accept interventions ".
Barham Saleh discusses with delegation of PKK "peace process"
Sulaymaniyah / NINA / Barham Ahmed Saleh, Deputy Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) discussed with a delegation from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) the peace process.
A statement by the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said that the two sides discussed the political situation in the Kurdistan region and the peace process and efforts for the success of this process.
The statement pointed out that the two sides stressed that the Kurdish liberation movement supports the peace and always seeks to entrench the rights of its people on the path of peace and dialogue, and stressed that the Kurds are struggling to establish their rights by following the road of democracy and dialogue.
The statement explained that the two sides stressed the need for the Kurds' unity towards the events and political changes in the region.
Deputy for the National: the law criminalizing the Baath Party will be included on the agenda of the current parliament week
06-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Male National Alliance MP Hassoun Fatlawi, that the law criminalizing the Baath will be included on the agenda of the meetings of the Council, which will begin on tomorrow, because Adarjh needs to administrative measures.
He said Fatlawi in a statement (of the Agency news): that after the return of the Kurdish coalition, the meetings of the House of Representatives, will be completed quorum for meetings of the Council and remakes his past, noting that the province of some political blocs of meetings due to the inclusion of the law criminalizing the Baath Party will, through its inclusion within the sessions .
He expected to be added to the law during the week Parliamentary current, which begins tomorrow, Tuesday, and inclusion needs to administrative measures by the Presidency of the Council, explaining: to insist on the inclusion of the law and approval for non-return of the Baath again, which caused damage Iraq since 1968 until now.
The coalition of state law, had announced a boycott of the hearings of the House of Representatives, because of the inclusion criminalize Baathification law on meetings of the Council, also said the coalition did not vote to amend the accountability and justice only after the approval of the criminalization of the Baath.
Muhammad Al-Khalidi: Parliament meeting tomorrow will attend most of the blocks
06-05-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
The decision of the Board of Representatives Muhammad Al-Khalidi post most of the political blocs in the meeting of the Council on Tuesday.
Khalidi said at a press conference attended by the Agency (news) a copy of it: Certainly, the presence of most of the political blocs, especially that boycotted the meetings of the Council during the previous period, especially the Kurdistan Alliance, which was officially informed by attending the meeting.
He added: that Iraq will attend tomorrow's meeting, as well as most of the blocks of the National Alliance, and it was hoped that the inclusion of a number of important laws on the agenda for tomorrow's meeting, but delayed sent from the government and private amend the law on accountability, justice and the money reserved for Barkan former regime.