[size=52]The House of Representatives fails to hold a session for the second time[/size]
[size=45]The House of Representatives failed for the second time in days to hold a parliamentary session in light of the rapid and dangerous developments taking place in Baghdad and 10 other provinces.
[size=45]The session was scheduled to witness the reading of the Law of the Council of Ministers and Ministries, the amendment of the Law of the Judicial Supervision Authority, and the reading of other laws. The House of Representatives had failed, on Sunday, to hold its regular session, during which a number of decisions were to be discussed and voting on several other measures during it, According to the previously announced agenda. Similar to the Sunday session, the parliament’s presidency turned the session into “deliberative,” due to the lack of a quorum. A parliamentary source said that “the House of Representatives has set the next week as the date for its next session.”[/size]
[size=45]Hours later, Speaker of Parliament Muhammad Al-Halbousi discussed with the President of the Wisdom Movement Ammar Al-Hakim the election law and the possibility of holding early elections. Al-Hakim said in a statement that “the developments of the Iraqi and regional scene and the file of the upcoming transitional government, early elections and parliamentary affairs, files we discussed during our reception of Speaker of Parliament, Muhammad Al-Halbousi” Al-Hakim added, “As it was emphasized that the selection of a president for the transitional government enjoys independence, integrity, and popular acceptability, and the necessity of completing the case of conducting works with incomplete powers, and taking the road map drawn up by the reference Supreme religious out of the current crisis.[/size]
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