Parliament asks UN for advice to legitimize the election in Kirkuk
By Ako Muhammed
President Barzani: “Enough playing with the
Iraqi Parliament Speaker Ayad al-Samaray on Wednesday called on the United Nations Mission to Iraq (UNMI) to offer its suggestions on the Kirkuk election issue, according to a statement by Parliament.
This came during a meeting between al-Samaray at his office in
“The two sides discussed suggestions by the UN that aim to defuse crises over the election in
As lawmakers reached final stages of drafting a law to arrange federal parliamentary elections expected next January, Parliament fell short in approving the law as it couldn’t decide how the election must take place in the politically unsteady
Kurds demand the election in
“The election must be in one circle in
Kurdish lawmaker Sami Atrushi stated that his bloc insists the election in
“If Kirkuk is to be divided into four circles on the basis of 32% for each Kurds, Turkmen, and Arabs, as well as 4% for Chaldean-Assyrians, so then why the election needs to be held?” stated Kurdistan Region President Massoud expressing his total rejection to such a proposal.
“The Arabs of Kirkuk feel that a large number of Kurds have come to
In a message to Arabs and Turkmen, President Barzani said, “Enough playing with the [
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