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Iraqi Parliament holds extraordinary session to discuss electoral process

Iraqi Parliament

Iraq's Parliament will hold on Saturday a special session at the request of 81 members in order to discuss the parliamentary elections process.

Parliament speaker Salim Jubouri said in a statement that the violations witnessed in the parliamentary elections as well as Kirkuk crisis will be discussed during the session.

On May 12, Iraqi people made their way to the poll stations to cast their ballots in the country's first parliamentary elections since the defeat of ISIS terrorist group in December 2017.

Iraqi cities witnessed a low voter turnout.   

According to observers who spoke to The Baghdad Post, this election is considered to be the worst in the Iraqi history in terms of the low voter turnout. They cited rising militancy and rampant violence under Haider Abadi government. 

Last Modified: Saturday، 19 May 2018 10:44 AM