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President Barzani Affirms Commitment to Fair Elections in Meeting with Electoral Commission

Gulan Media April 19, 2024 News
President Barzani Affirms Commitment to Fair Elections in Meeting with Electoral Commission

In a pivotal move towards ensuring democratic principles and fair electoral processes, Masoud Barzani, the prominent Kurdish leader and President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), convened with officials from Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC). The meeting, held in Salahaddin, served as a platform to reaffirm dedication to transparent and just electoral procedures ahead of the Kurdistan parliamentary elections.

Barzani warmly welcomed the IHEC Chair, Judge Abbas Farhan Hussein, and Judge Amer Musa Mohammed, engaging in comprehensive discussions centered on upholding the integrity of the upcoming electoral process. Central to their deliberations were strategies aimed at fostering transparency, fairness, and safeguarding the fundamental rights of voters.

Amidst the backdrop of heightened anticipation surrounding the electoral landscape, Barzani and the IHEC representatives exchanged valuable insights on bolstering the credibility of electoral proceedings. The discussions underscored the critical need for collaboration between political factions and electoral authorities in establishing an environment conducive to free and fair elections.

Notably, Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani recently announced June 10 as the date for the parliamentary elections, underscoring the imperative of adhering to the scheduled timeline. This decisive step reinforces the region's commitment to democratic governance and underscores its determination to uphold the principles of electoral transparency and accountability.

As the electoral momentum builds, the constructive dialogue between Kurdish leadership and the IHEC signals a resolute commitment to democratic ideals, setting the stage for a pivotal electoral process that reflects the will and aspirations of the Kurdistan populace.

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