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Twenty international organizations specializing in election monitoring and 700 international observers will participate in the upcoming elections on Saturday, the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq (IHEC) said, noting that there are more than 77 Iraqi translators with those observers, as well as providing 800 security elements to protect the characters to provide Protection required for foreigners.
“The Commission has adopted more than 20 international organizations competent to monitor the elections and 700 international observers, while the presence of more than 77 Iraqi translators with these observers, as well as the presence of 800 security elements Continue to protect the characters to provide the protection required of these foreigners. ”
He added that “all registration and polling centers have been equipped with all electronic devices for counting and sorting, computers and inks and all office supplies and other logistics on the basis of a plan prepared for this purpose and all provinces and the proportion of each province.”
A member of the Council of the Commission that “the process of distributing the voter card has reached advanced stages and the process is proceeding smoothly, as planned,” noting that “the number of cards distributed throughout Iraq until Wednesday exceeded 10 million cards according to official reports received by the offices The commission in the Iraqi provinces, equivalent to 72%, which is a good proportion according to the plans prepared for them, “and expected to” exceed the ratio to reach more than 80% during Thursday, which is higher than what was distributed during the previous election period. ”
He explained that “the Electoral Commission in all the provinces that have been liberated from Daqash, which has been subjected to military operations and the displacement of many of its people have brought many polling stations located in areas that do not contain a population and enter into the city so that the displaced can reach the polling stations and cast his vote Smooth and transparent, “noting that” the security plan, which was prepared by the Supreme Committee security supervising the elections will be very flexible to facilitate access of voters to the polling stations. ”
The Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq, announced last Monday, the selection of more than 245 thousand employees throughout the country to oversee the voting process in the parliamentary elections scheduled for 12 May.