Advisor to the Prime Minister: The number of registered parties reached about 230, including new ones

  • 27-10-2020, 16:57
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    Baghdad - INA

    The Advisor to the Prime Minister for Elections Affairs, Abdul Hussein Al-Hindawi, praised today, Tuesday, the success of the House of Representatives in voting on multiple electoral districts in all Iraqi provinces, and while expressing his confidence that a solution can be reached very close to Kirkuk districts, he indicated that the number of registered parties reached about 230, including New.

     Al-Hindawi confirmed, in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhmi adhered to the date set for holding early elections on June 6 of next year.

    He referred to the continuation and progress of government efforts to enable the Independent High Electoral Commission to complete its preparations for the achievement of democratic elections that are nationally and internationally acceptable, fair, transparent and free and that respect the principles of the constitution and international standards.

    Al-Hindawi also expressed his confidence in the ability of the Electoral Commission to carry out its mission in the best way, praising the distinguished expertise of a large number of its workers.

     He stressed the importance of international support, whether in the field of training, support and follow-up, or in the field of election monitoring in all stages, from voter registration biometric to the final approval of the results by the Federal Court.

    Al-Hindawi explained, "The commission has recorded a remarkable start in the field of voter registration and biometric distribution, as well as in the field of registering competing parties, which currently number about 230 parties, including new parties, while the Supreme Security Committee for Elections continues to hold its meetings to discuss its own plans to protect the elections, calling on Parliament to employ His current vitality is to amend the court law in the coming days.