Tuesday, 15 July 2014 17:51

SRSG Welcomes Election of Council of Representatives Speaker, Encourages Swift Election of President and Government Formation

Baghdad, 15 July 2014 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, presents his congratulations to the Council of Representatives on the election of a new Speaker and Deputy Speakers.

  “Dr. Salim Al-Juburi, Dr. Haidar Al-Abadi and Mr. Aram Mohammed are a capable team.  I trust all political blocs will support their efforts to find compromises and agreements on key legislation, including the budget for 2014.  UNAMI stands ready to support their work”, Mr. Mladenov said.

“Today, an important step was taken in restarting the democratic process in Iraq.  I strongly encourage Iraqi political leaders to act with a sense of duty and purpose, and to swiftly move forward, by electing a new President, and forming a new Government”, the SRSG further added.

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