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Abadi calls on judiciary to hunt down those responsible for rigging vote

Abadi calls for disarming militias operating apart from Govt.
Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday called on judicial authorities to hunt down those responsible for rigging the legislative elections.
During his weekly press conference, Abadi called for launching a man hunt for those engaged in rigging the elections and arresting them as fast as possible.
he also revealed that the current Iraqi government will continue to perform duties in case of not settling the issue relating to the results of the elections.
"We had invited political forces for a meeting where we shall agree on a program to run the country, not only agree to form the government," Abadi noted.
He also called on all political forces to respect constitutional boundaries when it comes to issues of the elections.
On terrorism, he said the terrorists grouping in the desert seek to resume their activities, noting those terrorists infiltrate from Syria to destabilize Iraq.
As to the clashes that took place between the Iraqi security forces and Hezbollah militia in Baghdad, Abadi said that there are some parties who seek to destabilize the country.
"Those who attacked the security personnel will be referred to judiciary," Abadi.
The constitutional term of the current parliament will end on June 30th.