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According to information reported by the Iranian media, groups, by order of a foreign security apparatus, after receiving parts of the drones and explosive materials, brought them to Iran from one of the inaccessible roads in the northwest of the country, and handed them over to one of the filters with them in one of the border cities of Iran.
The Iranian sources indicated that the continuation of the activities of these groups against Iran reflects the inability of the Iraqi government to fully fulfill its legal responsibilities in this regard.
Many observers believe that the Kurdistan region may face another wave of attacks and missile strikes from the Revolutionary Guards.
Politically, dialogues are taking place between political parties to reach a comprehensive consensus to hold legislative elections, which is the last card to restore legitimacy to governmental and parliamentary institutions after those elections were postponed due to the depth of differences and problems between the main political parties. and forces, which are related to activating the High Commission, updating voter records, and the election law and mechanism.
On the other hand, sources within the PUK indicate that the voter registers in the Kurdistan region contain 700,000 votes in addition to the voter register in Iraq, and they also contain 900,000 repeated, displaced, forged, and deceased votes. Therefore, a political party has used these votes to change the parliamentary and governmental equation in its favour. .
Joan Ihsan, a member of the political bureau of the Patriotic Union, confirmed in a press statement that her party believes in elections as one of the pillars of the democratic process, and that it has not and will not be an obstacle and believes in the elections. peaceful exchange of power. However, the Patriotic Union has legitimate demands regarding the Kurdistan Parliament elections, the most prominent of which are revising voter records, activating the Electoral Commission, and amending the election law in a comprehensive manner. Ensures transparent elections.
Struggle for survival
For its part, the Change Movement, "one of the parties in the ruling coalition in the region," revealed a significant increase and irony in the voter records in the Kurdistan region compared to the statistics of the Central Government's High Commission, especially in the governorates of Erbil and Dohuk, which are under the authority of the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
Juman Muhammad, Coordinator of the Legal Chamber in the Change Movement, said in a statement to him (Baghdad Today), that there is a big difference between the voter records of the region and the statistics of the central government in the governorates of Erbil and Dohuk, and that difference exceeds scientific and logical estimates, as it is approximately 677 thousand voters in the records in the region. The two conservatives alone, stressing that the KDP had insisted during its meetings with Kurdish political parties and forces to follow the multi-constituency system to organize the legislative elections. As for the voter records in the governorates of Sulaymaniyah and Halabja, the difference is very small, as he put it.
Muhammad explained that the main political parties, especially the National Union, the change movement and the Islamic currents, should work hard and make efforts to update and clean the voter records in the governorates of Erbil and Dohuk. For Erbil and Dohuk at the expense of the provinces of Sulaymaniyah and Halabja in advance.
The Change Movement, which was founded in 2009 by Nawshirwan Mustafa, "the architect of the Kurdish uprising," which sparked in Sulaymaniyah in 1991, and the movement adopted the opposition's policy. Elections took place between the years 2009-2013, but since the departure of its leader in 2017, the movement has been experiencing a major leadership crisis. It has also lost all its seats and positions in the recent elections, due to defections within its ranks and the lack of a clear vision for it in its policies, according to many observers, in addition to the enrollment of a large number of its cadres. and leaders to political parties. authority, as well as most of its deputies in the Iraqi and Kurdistan parliaments left the ranks of the movement after their retirement and reaping exorbitant wealth at the expense of the movement'
On the other hand, the Change Movement filed a lawsuit against Mulla Bakhtiar, a prominent leader in the National Union, after the latter accused her of participating in corruption and stealing public money.
Farman Hassan, the legal representative of the movement, told (Baghdad Today) that the movement filed a legal case in the Sulaymaniyah court against Mulla Bakhtiar, a member of the Supreme Council for Politics and Interests in the National Union Party, after the latter accused the movement of participating in and appropriating part of the revenues from the border crossings.
Hassan added that the movement is calling on Mulla Bakhtiar to submit documents proving the validity of his claim before the judiciary, since the case is a matter of public opinion, noting that although Mulla Bakhtiar in previous periods made statements against the leaders of the movement, The movement did not resort to the judiciary because the cases were partisan. Today, it is completely different because it is related to the right of the people, so the movement insisted on registering the lawsuit, and showing the people the position of the movement on those allegations.
Calls for normalization
Meanwhile, Hakim Qadir Hama al-Jan, a member of the Supreme Council for Policy and Interest of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, warned of the critical situation and the current conditions that the Kurdistan region is going through.
Hama al-Jan indicated that the Patriotic Union adheres to the principle of peace and peaceful coexistence, so that national and national issues and the citizens' living life are a reason to strengthen the discourse and the political process in the Kurdistan region in order to improve And provide a decent life for citizens to guarantee rights and freedoms and provide good governance.