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11-17-2009, 03:40 AM
United Nations representative in Iraq is the success of the forthcoming legislative elections is not guaranteed

(صوت العراق) - 17-11-2009 (Voice of Iraq) - 17/11/2009

Warned the United Nations representative in Iraq Ad Mlkrt that the success of the Iraqi legislative elections in January 2010 is not guaranteed.

The Mlkrt following consultations of the Security Council that the success of the legislative elections in Iraq "is not guaranteed because there are forces inside and outside the country continue its efforts to impose an agenda of division and destruction."
"But in return, there is the will of the people to participate in self-determination and to give a mandate for democratic leaders," according to Agence France Presse.
However, the representative of the United Nations described the upcoming elections as historic because it "will confirm the end of the first full stage of the Parliament of freely elected in the history of the country."
The UN Security Council called Iraq's leaders to show a spirit of unity during the campaign for legislative elections, the Ambassador of Austria, "said Thomas Mayer - Harting, who chairs the Security Council this month that the Council" reiterated the call made by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Iraqi political parties and to their leaders for a renewed sense of State during the election campaign and participate in the spirit of national unity. "

Harting said that the Council supports the assistance provided by the United Nations Mission in Iraq to prepare for these elections.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon was considered that the elections will be an important opportunity to advance national reconciliation and contribute to the political progress in Iraq.

And Ban Ki-moon called on all political forces to demonstrate during the election campaign that the candidates "statesmen, and participate in the spirit of national unity."

The legislative elections will be crucial to the early 2010 consolidation of democracy in Iraq before the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops in August to withdraw definitively by the end of 2011.


11-17-2009, 08:55 AM
nice find...sykes...