Salih stresses the need to ensure the integrity of the elections

  • 3-11-2020, 11:53
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    Baghdad - INA

    The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, stressed today, Tuesday, the need to ensure the integrity of the upcoming elections, to reflect the free will of the electorate, away from fraud.

    A statement of the Media Office of the Presidency of the Republic, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that "President Salih received a delegation from the Parliamentary Victory Bloc and during the meeting discussed political, security and economic developments in the country, and the importance of unifying positions in facing challenges, and making efforts to meet the citizens' needs and security, strengthening the state’s authority to enforce the law and consolidate its sovereignty, and continue efforts to combat terrorism and prevent unlawful acts.

    According to the statement, the President of the Republic stressed the importance of the upcoming elections, as a means of expressing the aspirations of the people, and the necessity to provide all the requirements of the electoral process, in accordance with strict standards in ensuring its integrity and preventing fraud and manipulation, or influences and pressures on voters' choices, in order for the outcomes of the electoral process to be expressive.