US Ambassador: We are holding parliamentary elections in Iraq by its constitutional date

The US ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Seelman, stressed on Wednesday the holding of parliamentary elections in Iraq at the time specified by the Constitution.

"Our position on the elections is very clear, and it must be carried out at the time referred to in the constitution," Sileman told local media, and was followed by the Media Relations Agency.

"Many democracies in the world face difficulties, but the constitution must be applied," he said.

"We have heard that the government of Anbar in the 2014 elections was 30 percent under a handshake, as some politicians have told me," he said. "We support the return of displaced people to their homes and during the past period many displaced people have been repatriated, but the return must be voluntary and secure. .