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IHEC approves establishment of 10 new parties


The Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) Council approved on Sunday the foundation of ten new political parties in Iraq.

A statement issued by the council explained that the new parties have committed to the electoral commission's legal procedures and the participant's regulations related to the issue.


Names, leaders and members of the aforementioned parties will be announced soon.

Article 37 of the Iraqi constitution grants the freedom of forming and of joining associations and political parties.

IHEC has been operating under this clause to approve the establishment of new parties.