The outstanding issues between Baghdad and Kurdistan .. Will Al-Halbousi succeed in solving them?
Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi is visiting the Kurdistan region to discuss a number of pending issues between [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Erbil, with leaders and political leaders in the region, including the election law and the possibility of transforming the provinces into multiple electoral districts.
The media office of the Speaker of Parliament stated that Al-Halbousi met with the leader of the "Kurdistan Democratic Party", Massoud Barzani in Erbil, explaining in a statement that the meeting "discussed the political situation and developments in the country, the need to impose the law and the prestige of the state, provide the appropriate atmosphere and complete all the requirements for conducting free elections that express The will of the citizen. "
The statement continued, "During the meeting, the various departments discussed the election law for the Iraqi parliament, as well as a number of legislation necessary for the coming period, including the amendment of the Federal Supreme Court law."
He referred to the stress on "the importance of unifying visions among the political forces, and to assume their responsibilities in order to overcome challenges and overcome crises, as well as the necessity for continuing dialogue, to solve the outstanding problems between the federal government and the regional government within the framework of the constitution, and work to give priority to the supreme national interest, and achieve societal justice." ".
Some Kurdish parties fear the issue of multiple districts in the provinces, for fear of losing representation of the disputed areas.
For its part, informed sources in the Kurdistan region confirmed that Al-Halbousi's dialogues with Kurdish officials and leaders focused on the need to quickly finish all the requirements for early elections, explaining that the Parliament Speaker listened to the region’s view of the proposals that transform the provinces into multiple constituencies, with the aim of converging views between The political blocs to reach a consensus on the division of electoral districts within Parliament.
The sources pointed out that some Kurdish parties are afraid of the issue of multiple districts in the provinces, for fear of losing the representation of the disputed areas in the parliament, some of which are located in provinces with a non-Kurdish majority, indicating that this made them insist on keeping each governorate an electoral district.
A member of parliament for the Kurdistan Islamic Union, Jamal Cougar, confirmed earlier that the amendment of the election law requires holding several parliamentary sessions, indicating that the Kurdish forces are committed to making each province an electoral district.
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