Saleh and Abdul-Mahdi inform Al-Halbousi of the necessity of declaring the state of emergency in the country for thirty days

Saleh and Abdul-Mahdi inform Al-Halbousi of the necessity of declaring the state of emergency in the country for thirty days

3/15/2020 15:09

Saleh and Abdul-Mahdi inform Al-Halbousi of the necessity of declaring the state of emergency in the country for thirty days[Baghdad-Ain]
The office of the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, announced on Sunday that the latter and the Prime Minister sent a message to the Speaker of Parliament to declare a state of emergency for thirty days.

“The President of the Republic and the Prime Minister sent a letter to the President of the House of Representatives to request the declaration of a state of health emergency for thirty days, subject to extension,” the office said in a statement.

He added, “This came in accordance with Article 61 of the Constitution.”

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