Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Election Law Passed By Presidential Council, Vote Now Set For March 7, 2009

All three members of the Presidential Council, President Jalal Talabani, Vice President Adel Abdul Mahdi, and Vice President Tariq  al-Hashemi approved the Iraqi election bill passed by parliament on December 6, 2009. It is now law. The new date for the vote is March 6, 2010.

SOURCES

Aswat al-Iraq, “Iraq sets new election date,” 12/9/09
- “PB OKs electoral law,” 12/9/09

1 comment:

Wladimir van Wilgenburg said...

http://www.carnegieendowment.org/publications/index.cfm?fa=view&id=24168
If you haven't seen it yet.

This Day In Iraqi History - Apr 16

  1941 Britain told Iraq that troops would be landing in Basra soon under Anglo-Iraq Treaty 1941 PM Gaylani agreed to al...