The head of the National Alliance, Ammar al-Hakim on Tuesday to speed up the legislation of the electoral law and the selection of a new Commission.
Hakim said in a statement received «Journal News» “stressed that Iraq sought to promote democracy through legislation to speed up the election law and the selection of a new Electoral Commission, as we renewed our rejection of any postponement of a violation of the constitutional and timings.”
He added Hakim, “We discussed with the US president’s envoy to the International Alliance against Brett Daesh Macgork, developments in the political and security situation in Iraq and the region, and stressed the need to move the national reconciliation project with a near final victory over Daesh.”
For his part, the US envoy, “Washington’s support for Iraq in its war against Daesh and its commitment to implement the strategic cooperation agreement and activate the continuation,” and expressed “happiness victories achieved at the hands of Iraqi forces in the fight against Daesh terrorist.”
Hakim was confirmed, in (18 May 2017), refusing to postpone the parliamentary elections one day, while calling for the convening of a regional conference between the axis of the region, which includes Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt.