Baghdad / long-Presse
The Independent Electoral Commission, has confirmed in 7 of August now in 2016, it had not received any request to merge the provincial elections parliament, stressing exception provinces of Kurdistan and Kirkuk province of elections for legal reasons, and Nineveh province for security reasons.
the Turkmen position in response to the governor of Kirkuk , Najm al- Din Karim , who called, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, to intervene to enact a law for local elections in the province. He threatened the governor to prevent any elections for the displaced if elections were not held for the people of theprovince, pointing to the existence of "political motives" behind the lack of holding elections in Kirkuk.
Article 23 of the provincial elections law that "hold elections Kirkuk province and district and provincial affiliate after the implementation process sharing administrative and security of power and public positions, including the post of head of the provincial council, the governor and deputy governor of the province of Kirkuk components in equal proportions among the key components, and the choice component has a majority in theprovincial council to choose one of the top three positions , which is the governor or the Deputy governor or the head of the provincial council. " said Ali Mahdi, a spokesman for the Iraqi Turkmen front, in an interview to the (long - Presse) and a number of media, he said that "Kirkuk has a special status requires theapplication of Article 23 of Law 36 of 2008 for the sharing of administrative power equally between the main ingredients in the province average, and edit their regions usurped by Daash. "
Mehdi added that" the procedures for this law has not yet been completed, along with the release of theFederal Court decision to the need to adopt a special law to ensure the holding of local elections in Kirkuk ,"stressing" the need to achieve a political consensus on this prospective law to ensure sharing power equally between the components of Kirkuk. "
for his part, Riad Sari Khip, President Turkmeneli Party, warned through the media encounter, from" hold local elections under the current status of Kirkuk , "adding that it" would be illegal because the voter register preservation needs to be revised after adding fake names and bring the voters of Sulaymaniyah and Irbil, as well as other duplicate of 2005 ".