Iraqi presidencies discuss the early elections and the federal Budget law


Shafaq News/ A meeting between the Iraqi President, Prime Minister, the Parliament speaker, the Supreme Judicial Council and leaders of the political blocs, was held at the Government Palace in Baghdad, today, Monday.

According to a statement issued by Al-Kadhimi's office, the parties discussed the latest security and political developments at the national, regional and international levels, as well as the federal budget.

The meeting focused on the importance of holding fair early parliamentary, according to international standards, stressing the necessity of adopting the biometric card exclusively for voting in the upcoming elections, and calling on the Independent High Electoral Commission to take all necessary measures to enable voters in all parts of Iraq to obtain their electoral cards in the right time.

Besides, the meeting demanded the commission to redouble its efforts in preparation for the upcoming elections, and emphasized the importance of intensifying the role of the United Nations in supporting the commission and enhancing its capabilities in conducting the elections and monitoring it in a way that guarantees its integrity and transparency.

According to the statement,

the meeting strongly condemned all the attacks on Iraqi and foreign facilities recently witnessed in the country, and considered them as threats to the national sovereignty and the interests of the Iraqi people.

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