The Constitution Amendment Committee: The atmosphere is not ripe for constitutional amendments now
The Constitutional Amendment Committee announced a parliamentary move to postpone the constitutional amendments until after the early parliamentary elections.
Committee member [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/519/%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF %D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A]Mohamed Karbouli[/url] said in a press statement: "The atmosphere has not been prepared for us to [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] constitutional [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] in light of the protesters' insistence on legislating the Parliamentary Elections Law and holding early parliamentary elections," stressing: "The time is not enough to accomplish these amendments."
Al-Karbouli added: "The presentation of constitutional amendments to a public referendum by a new election commission requires a period that may exceed two years to complete," noting: "The new commission will be busy providing the atmosphere for early parliamentary elections."
The committee member pointed out: "The available data in the political corridors reveal the presence of a trend in the majority of the parliamentary blocs regarding the postponement of the expected constitutional amendments until after the early parliamentary elections that will result in the formation of a new government," noting: "There are major differences between the forces and components on Article (140) constitutional and disputed areas and the management of oil and gas, outlets and the political system.
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