Iraqi President Fuad Masum and Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri met with political blocs leaders on Wednesday and reiterated their support for carrying out the elections on their date.
In a statement, the President office said that the meeting focused on discussing the means to facilitating the elections on their dates.
It added that the meeting called on the government and parliament to create suitable conditions to carry out the elections in accordance with the constitution.
This comes as the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asserted that the cabinet decided on merging both the national and local elections at the same time, while stressing that there was no need to delay the elections.
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