Masoum and Abadi insist on respecting the results of the judiciary and overcoming the obstacles to forming the government

Editorial Date: 2018/6/19 23:57


President Fuad Masum and the Council of Ministers Haider Abadi stressed on respecting the results of the judiciary on the elections.

A statement issued by the Office of the Presidency of the Republic, received the agency of all Iraq [where] a copy of it, “infallible exchanged during a meeting in his office in Baghdad, on Tuesday evening, Abadi congratulations on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.”

He added that “the meeting discussed the various political issues that are important now The President of the Republic and Prime Minister stressed the need to work hard to coordinate the various national efforts in favor of maturing the understandings necessary for the post-election phase and work to overcome the obstacles that should not delay the formation of the next government and avoid any vacuum”.

“It was also stressed to wait for the results of the judiciary and respect for all what is decided by the competent judicial authorities.”


Spokesman of Muqtada al-Sadr: Federal Court confirmed the “invalidity” of the decisions of the parliament session

Spokesman for Muqtada al-Sadr: Federal Court …

19-06-2018 11:01 PM

A spokesman for the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr Jaafar al-Musawi, said Tuesday that the extraordinary session of the House of Representatives ‘ political heresy  ‘.

Al-Moussawi said during his speech to the program of your decision, which is presented on the screen of the Tigris’ that the Federal Court announced earlier, that the decisions of the extraordinary parliament session ‘invalid’.

“These decisions have been subject to partisan and personal interests, and the court will veto articles that contradict the Constitution .

Mr. Ammar al-Hakim confirms the US ambassador’s meeting the importance of forming the opposition and ending the quota

History of edits:: 2018/6/19 18:29 • 1 times readable
(Baghdad: al-Furat News) The head of the National Alliance, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, with US Ambassador Douglas Silliman, discussed the political blocs in the formation of the next government.
The statement said the head of the coalition received the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, “renewed the importance of the government of the national majority and the formation of opposition and loyalty and ending quotas and the presence of everyone in the government and the absence of responsibility at the same time.”
He pointed to “the importance of meeting the political blocs expected to discuss the course of the political process in Iraq and the mechanisms to form the next government.”
Mr. Ammar al-Hakim stressed the need to continue serious dialogues to reach the formation of the largest parliamentary bloc and the implementation of promises and slogans that came in the electoral programs, and the need to give priority to the Iraqi interest to other interests through a unified national decision.

Source: Kurdish delegation headed to Baghdad to negotiate the formation of the next government

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Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press:

A source familiar with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, said on Tuesday that a Kurdish delegation headed to Baghdad to negotiate with other parties to form the next government, pointing out that they carry conditions, most important adjustment of the proportion of Kurdistan from the budget and return to 17%.

The source, who declined to be named for “Al-Gharab Press,” that “Al-Bariti and the Iraqi government set a date for the joint delegation to negotiate with the Iraqi parties to form the next government.”

He added that “the delegation will go to Baghdad immediately after the emergence of the results of counting and sorting by hand,” explaining the determination of that date, “the preoccupation of the blocks and all parties at the present time the issue of the results of counting and sorting and appeals provided.”

The source said that “there are conditions carried by the Kurdish delegation to participate in the next government, the most important to modify the proportion of Kurdistan from the budget and return to 17%.”

The Federal Court sets a date for the appeal against the amendment of the electoral law

Release date: 2018/6/19 10:47


The Federal Supreme Court set a date for considering the challenge of amending the election law.

“The Supreme Federal Court has set the date of the hearing of a public hearing on the suits filed by the President of the Republic [Fuad Masum] at 10 am on 21 June 2018,” said Ayas al-Samuk, In addition to his job and from the Board of Commissioners and the Kurdistan Democratic Party to challenge the law of the third amendment to the law of elections of the House of Representatives.

The Federal Supreme Court, on June 13 unanimously rejected the request of the Electoral Commission, the issuance of the [state] decision to suspend the implementation of the provisions of the Third Amendment Act of the Law of the elections of the Council of Representatives.