PM: All the state's capabilities are ready to support the Electoral Commission

  • 19-01-2021, 14:39
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    Baghdad - INA

    Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi confirmed today, Tuesday, that all the state's capabilities have been put in place to support the Electoral Commission in its mission to conduct early elections.

    The media office of the Prime Minister said, in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that the most prominent thing was said by Prime Minister Mustafa Al- Kadhimi during the cabinet session that was held today, Tuesday, and witnessed the hosting of the President and members of the Independent High Electoral Commission:

    "We previously set the date of next June 6 as the date for early elections, and this date came to fulfill our pledges to hold elections within a year of our assumption of responsibility," stressing that "since the first day of forming the government, we have put all the state's capabilities to support the Electoral Commission, which is a new commission that includes competent judges."

    According to the statement, Al-Kadhimi added, "We have confirmed throughout the past period, and through discussions with all political forces and legal and popular actors, that the government will not conduct elections as agreed, and we stipulated ensuring free, fair elections, and we made all efforts to ensure electoral security," indicating that "the government is capable of Ensuring the security of the elections on the sixth of next June, through military and security plans that we have been preparing for months, and through training and practices carried out by the security institutions in preparation for election day.