Cabinet Spokesman: Al-Kadhimi's visit to Saudi Arabia still ongoing

  • 27-01-2021, 16:40
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    INA – Baghdad

    Cabinet spokesman Hassan Nadhim announced on Wednesday, that the visit of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to Saudi Arabia is still ongoing, while indicating that the Commission was the one who requested the postponement of early elections.

    "The government announced before the ability to complete the elections on the sixth of June, but the commission requested an extension of the period for technical reasons," Nadhim told Iraqi News Agency (INA).

    "The new deadline voted on by the Cabinet on October 10th, will give the Commission a chance and the government is ready, in addition to the cooperation of the Commission and other institutions to achieve fair elections," he added.