Arab League delegation, UNAMI discuss elections in Iraq

  • 5-10-2021, 08:31
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    The Arab League delegation to monitor the Iraqi parliamentary elections discussed with the UNAMI, the prospects for cooperation and coordination to contribute to the success of the electoral process, which the Iraqi authorities provided with various factors of success.
    "Ambassador Saeed Abu Ali, assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League mission to monitor the 2021 Iraqi Parliament elections, and his delegation visited UNAMI headquarters, where he met with the head of the Electoral Assistance Office and chief electoral adviser Amir Ryan," said a statement of UNAMI received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) on Tuesday.
    "During the meeting, the course of the ongoing electoral process in Iraq was reviewed at various stages and dimensions, particularly with regard to the technical aspects derived from the legal framework governing the electoral process, which is widely monitored by the United Nations and other international and regional organizations, including the Arab League, which will participate in a delegation of experts in the electoral field, in order to ensure that the Arab League supports Iraq’s democratic path," the statement said.
    "The two sides also discussed the prospects for cooperation and coordination between the two missions out of a common concern to contribute to the success of the electoral process, which was provided by the Iraqi authorities with various factors of success, through observation and evaluation of the course of this electoral entitlement," the statement added.
    The statement also added that "The two sides agreed to continue coordination and cooperation, while the head of the Arab League mission thanked and appreciated the support and cooperation provided by the UN mission with the Arab League mission.”