Masoum stresses the need to protect the democratic process

Masoum stresses the need to protect the democratic process

6/23/2018


During his meeting with Maliki and Allawi and Hakim
Baghdad / Sabah
stressed the President of the Republic, Fuad Masoum, during the meetings of individual and his deputies Nuri al-Maliki and Iyad Allawi and the President of the National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim, the need to protect the democratic process and the will of voters, stressing the importance of strengthening efforts of all parties to protect the democratic process and deepen on the basis of Adhering to the constitution.

According to presidential statements received by al-Sabah, al-Masoud said during a meeting with al-Maliki, "the latest political developments in the country and the region, as well as developments related to the elections of the House of Representatives for its fourth session held last month."

"The two sides stressed the importance of strengthening the efforts of all parties aimed at protecting and deepening the democratic process on the basis of adhering to the
constitution," the statement added.

He also discussed the meeting of the President of the Republic, Deputy Iyad Allawi, «the most prominent political developments at the national and regional levels and focus on the developments arising from the problems of the process of elections of the House of Representatives, which took place mid last month and the third amendment to the election law approved by the House of Representatives on June 6.

The meeting stressed the need to respect the will of the voters and work as soon as possible in a fully transparent manner to ensure confidence in the democratic system and the integrity and transparency of the recent electoral process and accelerate the constitutional ratification of the final results to ensure close healing of the next House of Representatives in preparation for the formation of the next government.

On a related level, he addressed the infallible meeting of the President of the National Alliance, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim «political developments in the country».
The meeting focused on "the developments related to the elections of the House of Representatives for its fourth session held last month, stressing the need to strengthen efforts to protect and deepen the democratic process on the basis of adhering to the Constitution and respect for the will of voters."

"Iraq is recovering and needs a team and practical plans to invest the existing advantages and not to turn back," Hakim said during a meeting with a delegation from the Communist Party headed by Raed Fahmi, secretary of the party and members of the Political Bureau, stressing the need for political balance between the forces.

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