Thursday, 11 February 2010 03:00

SRSG encourages the leaders to safeguard the integrity of the democratic process

Baghdad, 11 February 2010 - On the eve of the start of the campaign for the 2010 Iraqi Council of Representatives election, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Ad Melkert, encourages the leaders of all political entities to safeguard the integrity of the democratic process.

 

In particular, the SRSG stressed that each institution involved in the process must be accorded its full authority under the Constitution, without political interference, enabling it to confidently discharge its responsibilities. "The consolidation of democracy in Iraq will depend on the willingness of Iraq\'s political leaders to collectively ensure a transparent, peaceful election", the SRSG concluded.

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