Al-Maliki expresses his position on the early elections and warns of the 10/10 scenario
Al-Maliki wrote, in a tweet he posted on his Twitter account, that "adhering to the constitutional and legal mechanisms is the only option that spares Iraq the successive crises that have caused severe damage to the higher interests of the Iraqi people and exposed civil peace to serious dangers."
He added that "any early elections must be held in accordance with the constitution and national consensus, in a manner that enhances national unity, and prevents a repetition of what happened in previous elections that witnessed an unprecedented process of manipulation, the effects and negative repercussions of which are still a source of suffering, after they caused a serious crack in the social fabric." ".
The coordinating framework, which brings together the Shiite forces participating in the political process, affirmed on Thursday evening its support for any constitutional path to address political crises and achieve the interests of the people, including holding early elections, on the condition that national consensus on early elections is achieved, and a safe environment is provided for their holding.
These positions come a day after the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, called for dissolving the current parliament and holding early elections, which he said he had not yet decided whether or not to run.
The political scene is living in a crisis situation and a dead end unprecedented in the history of Iraq, as more than 300 days have passed since the early elections without being able to form a new government in the country, and the survival of the caretaker government headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi.
On the tenth of last October, Iraq held early legislative elections to get out of a political crisis that swept the country after large demonstrations in the central and southern regions in 2019 in protest against the widespread unemployment in society, the spread of financial and administrative corruption in government departments and institutions, and the deteriorating reality The service and the livelihood, which prompted the former prime minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, to resign under popular pressure.
As soon as the preliminary results of the elections were announced, the voices of forces and political actors rose in their rejection of losing many seats, accusing them of major fraud in the ballot, which was denied by the executive and judicial authorities, at a time when the United Nations and international organizations praised the integrity of the electoral process.
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