Tuesday, October 05, 2 / November 2013 16:44
Welcomed the United Nations Mission in Iraq [UNAMI] approval of the House of Representatives for the new election law.
A statement by the UNAMI Agency has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today that “Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Nikolay Mladenov congratulated the House of Representatives to pass the law of national elections yesterday, said that the United Nations salutes the tireless efforts of the Presidency of the Council and leaders of political blocs to reach an agreement on the election law, which was issued by the Council of Representatives. “
Mladenov said, according to the statement, “Political leaders have worked hard in the spirit of compromise that represents the key to the future of Iraq,” adding, “I urge all parties to ensure a stable and secure environment for the elections to take place at the scheduled time.”
And concluded by saying that “the mission will continue to support the Independent High Commission for Elections in the present and the future to ensure the holding of national elections in accordance with Iraqi law and international standards on April 30, 2014.”
The parliament had voted to ratify the election law after a long labor and debates between the blocks that lasted several months.
The vote came on the ratification law after being approved to determine the number of seats by 328 seats in its upcoming 2014 election, and included identifying quota seats eight seats spread over five seats for Christians and providers and one for each of the Shabak, right and Yazidis. “
The deputy prime Electoral Commission كاطع the Zobaie has declared for [where] that “the Commission will commence on 11 and 12 of the current month update the voter register and the table well past and there is no any fears,” asserting that “the readiness of the Commission to hold elections timing nor specified”.