political| 01:52 – 15/08/2021
Baghdad – Mawazine News
The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, stressed, on Sunday, the importance of providing the appropriate environment for fair elections that reflect the choices of Iraqis away from influence.
A presidential statement, which Mawazine News received a copy of, stated that “Saleh received, at the Peace Palace in Baghdad, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.”
The statement added, “The meeting discussed the political and security situation in the country, and the need for concerted efforts to enhance stability in the country and protect the security of citizens.”
Salih stressed, “the importance of providing the necessary conditions for holding the next elections in October, in a manner that guarantees their integrity and fairness in their various stages, to give their results credibility and confidence among Iraqis, and to confirm their free will to elect their representatives away from pressure, fraud and manipulation, and to refer to the role of international observers in this regard.” Ended 29/A 43