17 mai 2018

Emergency parliamentary session to be held after 'catastrophic' election results


ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri released a letter on Thursday, signed by 81 members of Parliament, in which they request holding an emergency hearing on May 19 regarding the Iraqi parliamentary elections. “We kindly ask that you approve an emergency meeting to discuss the goings on [of the election],” the letter read. The letter described the results of the election as “catastrophic,” echoing  the National Coalition’s, led by Iraqi Vice-President Ayad Allawi, [...]