Parliament fails to approve the emergency law and postpone emergency meeting until further notice
Parliament fails to approve the emergency law and postpone emergency meeting until further notice for lack of quorum
Palm – The MP for the coalition of state law, Abdul Salam al-Maliki, on Thursday, that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives held an emergency session postponed until further notice, stating that the reason for the delay was the lack of quorum.
Maliki said in a media interview that “the Presidency of the Council of Representatives decided today to postpone emergency meeting to discuss the security situation in the country and the adoption of the emergency law, until further notice.”
Maliki said that “the reason for the delay was the lack of quorum.”
A parliamentary source said, earlier on Thursday (June 12, 2014), that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives decided to postpone emergency meeting half an hour, attributing the reason to the lack of quorum for the session.
He called on House Speaker Osama Najafi, Tuesday (June 10, 2014), the political blocs to urge legislators to participate emergency session on Thursday to discuss the emergency law, which came from the chair of Minister and the Republic.
Iraq has been a deterioration in security remarkable push Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, in the (June 10, 2014), to declare a state of high alert in the country, after the control of gunmen from the organization “Daash” on the Nineveh province, fully, and progress towards the Salahuddin province, and their control over some areas, The Iraqi Council of Representatives decided to convene an emergency session on Thursday to discuss the situation and declare a state of emergency, and it came after receiving a request from the presidents and ministers about it.