“These Are Our Demands” .. Extension: Rerunning The Elections Is Useless Without Amending The Constitution

“These Are Our Demands” .. Extension: Rerunning The Elections Is Useless Without Amending The Constitution

08/08/2022 | 5:20 PM

These Are Our Demands .. Extension: Rerunning The Elections Is Useless Without Amending The ConstitutionInformation/special.

The representative of the Diaa Al-Hindi bloc confirmed, on Monday, that holding the new elections without changing the Iraqi constitution will not change anything from the current situation of the country, while setting the conditions that must be done before dissolving the parliament and proceeding with the election process.

Al-Hindi said in an interview with the Information Agency, “The opinion of an extension bloc in dissolving parliament and re-holding early elections is represented by several conditions, the most prominent of which may be: amending the constitution, and changing the system of government to semi-presidential,” stressing that “we will not demand things that are not useful such as Re-election only.

He added, “I am almost certain that repeating the elections without amending the constitution will not change anything from the Iraqi situation.”

The independent MP, Nazim Al-Shibli, had confirmed, today, Monday, that the paragraphs that will be amended before the dissolution of Parliament is Article 68 concerned with the largest bloc, as well as the article of the blocking third and the two-thirds to achieve a quorum for voting on the President of the Republic.

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