Presidency of the Council of Representatives held a crucial meeting today with the heads of the blocks on the formation of the Electoral Commission


25/07/2012 08:56
BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network - The Committee of Experts parliamentary charged with the formation of new national electoral commission that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives will hold a meeting today with the heads of political blocs and described as "crucial" to end the case of the formation of the Electoral Commission, indicating that the general attitude to amend the Law Commission to increase the number of seats to 15 seats.

The meeting comes after a request by the Committee of Experts earlier to head the House of Representatives provides for the delegation of the issue of resolving the mechanism of distribution of seats in the Board of Commissioners to the heads of blocs to agree on it.

said decision of the Committee of Experts pro good for (Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network) that "the presidency House of Representatives will be held today a meeting with the heads of political blocs, a crucial meeting on the formation of the Electoral Commission. "

He added that "the trend is toward increasing the number of seats in the Board of Commissioners Commission from nine members to 15 members through the amendment of the law, a solution we believe satisfies all parties." The political blocs proposed to increase the number of seats in the Board of Commissioners for up to 15 seats instead of nine seats while insisting political parties to keep the seats as set out in the law.

and was scheduled to expire the Committee of Experts parliamentary naming of a new Electoral Commission instead of the current Council, which extended his work for two months after finished the roof of his legal in 28 of last April amid political criticism of the extension decision. and holds a parliamentary committee made ​​up of 21 members representing different political blocs, the process of selecting a new council for the Electoral Commission and under the direct supervision of the UN mission in Iraq, which called for two days before the House of Representatives to the need to speed up in the naming of a new Council of the Office.
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