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Twilight News, let the presidency of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Saturday, its members to convene an extraordinary session.
A government source told Ashqaf News that "on the request made by a number of deputies, which aim to focus on the transparency and integrity of the electoral work, called the presidency of the Council to attend on Saturday at 4 pm for an extraordinary meeting."
The outgoing Iraqi parliament failed to hold an emergency session Thursday afternoon to discuss accusations of fraud in the May 12 parliamentary elections in a bid to vote on the cancellation of the results.
The meeting was a continuation of last Saturday's session, which the parliament failed to hold due to the presence of only 105 members, while the meeting requires the attendance of the simple majority (half plus one), or 165 deputies out of 328.
Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri was forced to turn the session into a consultation, and later issued a statement calling on the IHEC to investigate electoral complaints.
The attempts to hold the meeting after 85 deputies submitted a week ago a request to hold the meeting to discuss what they said was fraud accompanied the vote, in preparation for a vote to cancel the election results.
The alliance of "Saron", supported by the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr, ranked first with 54 seats out of 329, followed by the alliance, "Al-Fath", composed of political arms of the factions of "popular mobilization" led by Hadi al-Ameri with 47 seats, "Led by Prime Minister Haider Abadi, with 42 seats.
The announcement came amid widespread debate in the country over alleged "fraud" operations.Keywords: [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]