Haidari: Iraqi provincial elections will be delayed

Haidari: Iraqi provincial elections will be delayed

25/06/2012 13:17

Erbil, June 25 (Rn) – The head of the Electoral Commission for the Iraqi elections on Monday that the provincial elections, Iraqi, which was scheduled earlier this year will be delayed because of insurance budget to hold them. said Faraj al-Haidari told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) today, “was to be to be at the end of January 2013 provincial elections of Iraq, but because of some of the obstacles will be to postpone the elections, as it can not be held as scheduled. ” He al-Haidari said “one of the reasons for postponement of the elections is not to choose a new body for the UN High Commission for the elections, which affects all the work of UNHCR. ” and revealed he was “formally been requested allocation of $ 10 million U.S. dollars from the Iraqi government, to prepare for provincial elections, Iraqi, but we have not received any response so far from the Iraqi government.” He al-Haidari said that “the government Iraq in the event allocated the required budget for the elections, it is possible to take place in March / March 2013, but now we do not know how long the postponement of provincial elections. “and was scheduled to hold provincial elections in the Northern Territory in the September 27 next, after he conducted the session her first in 2005 in conjunction with the Iraqi elections.From: Muhammad Faryad, see: Wafaa Zangana

Source: aknews