Hadithi: The Federal Court Is Only One Who Has The Decision To Re-Election

Baghdad, "The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq is the only entity that has the right to decide on the need to re-run parliamentary elections," said Saad al-Hadithi, the spokesman of the Prime Minister's Information Office.

Al-Hadithi said in a press statement when asked about the Prime Minister's comment on the call of Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri to hold another elections, "This is the matter of the Federal Court, not the executive authority or any other body."

The speaker of the Iraqi parliament, Salim al-Jubouri, called on Sunday for re-election, describing the fire that hit the warehouses of the ballot boxes in the area of Rusafa, already deliberated.

"The crime of burning the warehouses of the ballot boxes in Rusafa area is a deliberate act and a planned crime aimed at hiding cases of manipulation and falsification of votes and deceiving the Iraqi people and changing their will and choice," Jubouri said in a statement.

The speaker called to "re-election after its results were proven rigged and manipulated and falsify the will of the Iraqi people deliberately and seriously," called for the prosecution of "those who contributed in the fraud and sabotage.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency