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Ammar al-Hakim stresses need to create fair electoral system


Head of Wisdom Movement Ammar al-Hakim told Wednesday the President of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani that it is important to create a fair electoral system and amend some articles of the Constitution.

Hakim said in a statement: "We discussed during our meeting with Barzani the developments in the political situation in Iraq and the region, demonstrators` demands and ways to achieve them to provide services and employment opportunities and contribute to the reform of the political process."

Hakim said: "The demonstrators` demands require the concerted efforts of political blocs. They are demands for reform and we will never allow to ignore them."

He stressed the importance of finding a fair electoral system and amend some articles of the Constitution in line with the changes and in a way that guarantees the rights of all.

He stressed the importance of demonstrating and exploiting the opportunity to get rid of some of the problems that have passed from the previous phases.

He pointed out to the duty of protecting the demonstrators and bring the perpetrators of bloodshed to justice.

Hakim added: "It is a need to protect public and private interests and sorting out those who seek to exploit the demonstrations to achieve special agendas."