The coordination framework expects to hold a session to elect the President of the Republic next Thursday
Representative of the framework, Ibtisam Al-Hilali, told Shafaq News Agency, "The leadership of the coordination framework called in the last statement the Presidency of the House of Representatives to set a date for holding a session to elect the president of the republic, and in light of this, Parliament Speaker Muhammad Al-Halbousi called the heads of the political blocs to hold a meeting tomorrow morning, Monday."
She added that "the meeting of the Presidency of the Parliament with heads of political blocs on Monday will discuss the completion of the constitutional entitlement and an agreement to set a new date for the presidential election session this week."
Al-Hilali indicated, "If the meeting agrees to hold the session, it is expected that the presidential election session will be held next Thursday."
And yesterday, Saturday, the Presidency of the House of Representatives invited the heads of political blocs to a meeting on Monday, July 18, at 11 am.
The leader of the "state forces" coalition, Ammar al-Hakim, confirmed yesterday, Saturday, that the coordinating framework, which includes Shiite political forces, is "quickly" serious about the nomination of the Prime Minister for the next federal government, reiterating his call to the Kurdish forces to agree on a candidate for the position of President of the Republic.
On Friday (July 15), the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, renewed his call for the dissolution of armed factions operating outside the framework of the state, while stressing the need for "tested" political figures not to take positions in the next federal government.
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