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146 political parties endorsed ahead of elections

146 political parties endorsed ahead elections
Iraqi High Electoral Commission has endorsed of 146 political parties, denying the presence of any political parties bearing military names, Karim al-Tamimi, the Commission spokesman, said on Saturday.

He confirmed that all parties, which have been registered, were subject to Iraqi law that forbids using the military names and bans the armed groups from partaking in elections.

Tamimi pointed out that the date of registration for the coalitions will be from December 27th to January 7th.

He also confirmed that the elections will be held as schedualed on May 15th 2018.

Last Modified: Saturday، 23 December 2017 11:08 AM