Postponement of presidential and parliamentary elections in Kurdistan

Release date: 2017/10/18 20:11 • 194 times read

[Ayna – Baghdad] 

The High Commission for the Kurdistan Regional Elections, on Wednesday, the suspension of all preparations for the elections, which was scheduled to take place early next month, until the parliament decides a new date.

“I have decided to temporarily suspend preparations for the elections scheduled for November 1, 2017,” UNHCR said in a statement. 

She explained that “because of the lack of candidates for the post of President of the Territory in time, and because of the implications of the current situation, the Parliament of Kurdistan will decide to set a new date for the elections.” 

The UNHCR announced on the 13th of this month, it has completed all preparations for the elections in Kurdistan.

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