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Deadline of coming elections does not defy law, constitution: Official

Head of Reconciliation and Accountability Committee Hesham al-Sohail

Head of Reconciliation and Accountability Committee Hesham al-Sohail on Saturday said the date whereon the coming election will be held has been set within law and constitution.

In a statement, the official said the requirements to hold the coming are being accomplished with steady steps, indicating most of politicians, figures, political forces and academics are of the opinion to hold the elections as scheduled.

Delaying elections will plunge the whole country into the abyss of the unknown, he noted.

World's attention is focused on Iraq after defeating ISIS, and it wants to see Iraq taking positive steps enhancing democracy in the country, Sohail explained.

Iraq is awaited to hold the elections on May 15th next year.

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