03 mai 2018

Iraq wraps up security preparations in advance of polls


By Ali Jawad BAGHDAD Preparations for securing Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary polls wrapped up Thursday, according to the Interior Ministry. “The security plan for the elections… has been finalized,” ministry spokesman Saad Maan told reporters at a press conference in Baghdad. “The plan was drawn up by a security committee comprised of representatives of all the Iraqi security agencies in coordination with the electoral commission,” he said. “The air force will be waiting on standby to provide [...]