[size=36]The Arab League announces its participation in monitoring the Iraqi elections[/size]
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A statement of the League received by Mawazine News stated that it was "in response to the invitation received by the League of Arab States from the Independent High Electoral Commission of the Republic of Iraq regarding the participation of the League of Arab States in observing the elections of the Iraqi Parliament. The early Iraqi parliament, and in light of the interest the Arab League attaches to keeping pace with the electoral benefits taking place in its member states.
He continued: "And based on its keenness to support and strengthen the process of democracy, consolidate good governance, and ensure the proper conduct of electoral processes in it, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States directed the dispatch of a delegation from the League of Arab States headed by Ambassador Dr. Saeed Abu Ali - Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the Palestine and Arab Lands Sector. occupied to monitor the parliamentary elections in the Republic of Iraq, which are scheduled to be held on October 10, 2021.
The statement added, "The mission arrived in the Republic of Iraq on October 3, 2021 to participate in evaluating various aspects of the electoral process with impartiality and impartiality, including electoral campaigns for candidates, polling, counting and counting votes, and ensuring their compliance with Iraqi laws and regulations and international standards," noting that " The operations room of the League of Arab States will coordinate and communicate with observers throughout the voting day.
He pointed out that "the mission will issue its preliminary statement after completing the monitoring process, and it will issue its final report containing its detailed observation on the mission and recommendations for that, and submit it to the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, and send it to the concerned authorities in the Republic of Iraq."
He went on to say: "In this context, the Arab League mission expresses its aspiration that this election will take place in the best circumstances and that its results will reflect the will of the Iraqi people to choose their representatives according to their free will, and that this will serve to enhance the security, stability and national unity of Iraq, in order to achieve the aspirations of the people. Iraq in development and prosperity.