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    Three presidencies with the postponement of local elections and amending law

    04/10/2016 (0:01 pm) - The number of readings: 289

    Baghdad / long - Presse

    Detecting State of Law coalition, on Monday, that the three presidencies discussed during the last meeting, the election law and the issue postponed.

    He pointed out that the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi accept candidates for the vacant ministries names to be presented to parliament this week.

    The MP said Jassim Mohammed Jaafar, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The meeting of the three presidencies discussed several things including the election law and the need to postpone the establishment of the election, and reducing the number of members of the provincial councils."

    The leader of the state law that "the presidencies discussed the issue of liberalization of Mosul and overcome the existing obstacles on the Kurdistan Workers Party, PKK, and the presence of Turkish troops, and how to share the popular crowd in the battle, and the statements of the leadership coalition of Iraqi forces, Osama Najafi latter concerning liberalization of Mosul, as well as discuss the status of the Peshmerga and the mechanism of their movement in the battle and whether will be under the command of the commander in chief of the armed forces or the President of the Kurdistan region. "

    The MP pointed Jassim Mohammed Jaafar said "the meeting saw the nominating candidates for the vacant ministries, such as trade, industry and defense, for consultation before offered by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, a parliament during the current week."

    Furthermore, a senior political source said that "three presidencies held at eight o'clock, on Sunday, meeting at the Peace Palace in Baghdad, with the leaders of political blocs, to discuss the upcoming legislative elections in 2018, the law".

    The source, who spoke for the (long-Presse), speaking on condition of anonymity, that "the meeting was attended by President of the Republic Fuad Masum and Prime Minister Haidar al-Abbadi and Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, and most of the leaders of political and parliamentary blocs."

    He said the high source said that "the meeting, which ended after midnight Sunday, and continued for more than four hours, was intended to develop a unified position of the parliamentary election law," adding that "the meeting saw an exchange of views between the political blocs and the three presidencies in order to reach a consensus on the law." .

    The political blocs have demanded in the past days to amend the existing election law by the formation of a new Electoral Commission under the supervision of the United Nations before proceeding to make any parliamentary or local elections, to ensure fairness.

    In a related context, the Committee of the Regions parliamentary, Sunday confirmed that the request for the formation of Basra province, meets the legal requirements, and suggested the possibility of a referendum on the territory of Basra, in conjunction with the provincial election.

    The MP said Mohammad Reza Amin, a member of the Committee of the Regions, (long-Presse) that "the request for the formation of Basra province updated legal requirements but there is reluctance to implement it," stressing "the possibility of the masses of Basra referendum on the region, along with the provincial elections, which are scheduled to take place over the next year. "

    He pointed out that the secretary "This measure does not require additional funds and the Electoral Commission is ready to hold a referendum on the establishment of Basra province."

    The MP for the province of Basra, Mohammed al-Tai had threatened earlier to prosecute Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the absence of a request to activate the formation of the people of Basra province.

    The Independent Electoral Commission has agreed, in August 2015, a second request for the citizens of Basra on the formation of Basra province, and drew to open centers for voters who wish to form a region, as indicated approached the federal government, regardless of financial budget for the completion of this work, it confirmed that the decision is subject to appeal in front of the judiciary for the elections.

    The Commission received, in April 2015, requested the establishment of Basra province, attributed it to the failure to complete the legal formalities, a non-matching names signed with the voter register.

    Last edited by MadDScout; 10-04-2016 at 07:21 PM.

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