Iraqi Shiite cleric condemns pressures on electoral commission – Baghdad News


“We condemn and denounce all the political and security pressures the commission has been subjected to from the first day of its work until now,” al-Sadr mentioned on Sunday in a press release posted on his Twitter web page.

He praised “the integrity and accuracy of all the details of the work of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC).”

There have to be no interference within the work of the judiciary and the Federal Court, which is meant to ratify the elections end result that some events are struggling to vary, the cleric added.

According to the legislation, the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq should ratify the ultimate outcomes, Xinhua information company reported.

Earlier, the IHEC introduced the total outcomes of the nation’s snap parliamentary elections, displaying that the Sadrist Movement, led by al-Sadr, took the lead with greater than 70 seats, whereas the al-Fatah (Conquest) Coalition garnered 17 seats in contrast with 47 within the 2018 elections.

Political events unhappy with the outcomes mentioned the elections had been manipulated and that they’d not settle for the “fabricated results.”

Followers of the political events rejecting the election outcomes took to the streets in lots of Iraqi cities, together with the capital Baghdad.

The Iraqi parliamentary elections, initially scheduled for 2022, had been held prematurely in response to months of protests towards corruption, poor governance, and an absence of public providers. A complete of three,249 candidates inside 167 events and coalitions competed for 329 parliamentary seats within the elections.

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