Al-Kadhmi and Plasschaert discussing the ongoing preparations for the early elections

  • 29-07-2020, 13:40
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    Baghdad - INA


     Today, Wednesday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhmi discussed with the representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Iraq the early elections and the ongoing preparations for them.

     A statement of his media office, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that "the Prime Minister received the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jeanine Hennis Plasschaert" noting that "the meeting discussed cooperation between Iraq and the United Nations, and support for stability in the country, as well as  Discuss the early elections and the ongoing preparations for them, at a date to be announced later. "

     Al-Kadhmi stressed the importance and role of the United Nations in supporting the Independent Electoral Commission in the technical and training fields, noting that the government is keen that the elections be free and fair, adheres to international standards, meets the aspirations and aspirations of the Iraqi people, and exceeds all the mistakes that accompanied the previous elections.

     Al-Kadhmi noted that "his government is determined to ensure logistical support for the early elections, and to provide technical supplies, a safe environment, and special financial allocations for them."

     The statement added that "the meeting also discussed peaceful demonstrations, as a right guaranteed by the Iraqi constitution, as Al-Kadhmi indicated that the government's duty is to protect the peaceful demonstrations and respond to the legitimate demands of the demonstrators, and it is serious to end investigations on this file."