UNHCR rejects the decision of the parliament to cancel part of the election results and manual sorting(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Electoral Commission for the elections, on Thursday, the decision of the House of Representatives to cancel part of the results of the legislative elections and the manual counting of some funds.
“The Commission will not respond to the parliament’s decision to cancel part of the results of the recent parliamentary elections and the manual counting and counting of 10 percent of the ballot boxes,” the head of the Commission, Maan al-Hitawi, told a news conference in Baghdad.
He said that the decision of the Iraqi parliament, last Monday, in this regard violates the laws in force. ”
He said that” the Commission will wait for a decision of the Federal Supreme Court in this regard, reassuring the political blocs and citizens that the results reflect the will of voters. ”
For his part, electoral Riad al – Badran told a news conference that ” the election results were identical to what exists in the ballot boxes and thus we declare once again that the Iraqi people to reassure and not pay attention to those who want to turn on the electoral process.”
he explained that ” the governor is our law and the Constitution and the electoral law T, has dealt with everyone munificence especially with the committee formed by the Council of Ministers on the complaints and appeals “.
He said Badran that” the Board of Commissioners and terms of cooperation, transparency and respect , we have provided the Ministerial Committee with all the required information as well as the written answer inquiries. ”
He explained that” “We are waiting for the decision of the Federal Court, and we confirm our full readiness with regard to manual counting and counting in the event of a decision by the court.”
With regard to the cancellation of partial or total elections, Badran noted that “this is the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and we await its decision regarding the work of the Commission now.”
He pointed out that “the Commission after the announcement of the results and the receipt of complaints began to receive the appeals and part of those appeals turned to the judiciary body,” lauding the partners of the political process to respect the Constitution and the will of the Iraqi people, who voted and everyone to respect the election results. ”