UN Calls for Iraqi Candidates and Parties to Accept Election Results
March 9, 2010 Posted in NEWS

Dinner after the elections

3/9/2010 9:02:10 AM

UN Calls for Iraqi Candidates and Parties to Accept Election Results

BAGHDAD (Drabin): The United Nations Iraqi candidates and parties all the way to accept the results of elections that took place across Iraq, the first on Sunday.

In a statement to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq Ad Melkert on the Iraqi elections, all newly elected to proceed with determination towards the parliament and form a new government so as not to delay the political, economic and social development of the country.

The statement also congratulated the Iraqi people to cast their ballots for a better future, where it demonstrated the historical importance of this election day, which exceeded the turnout predictions of many.

The statement hailed the Independent Higher Commission for Elections and who Ocrkihm Office of Iraqis who have exceeded the 300 thousand Iraqis to their efforts to hold elections well-organized and professional manner.

He expressed the pride of the United Nations to help Iraq, support for their work .. He congratulated the Iraqi security forces, which was alone responsible for all aspects of security on election day to protect the electoral process despite efforts by some to discourage Iraqis from voting.

He noted that the mission of the United Nations to help Iraq, on Wednesday visited the polling stations in a number of Iraqi provinces are optimistic manner in which it was polling, calling for patience during the counting and tabulation of results.

The statement urged political entities to continue to monitor this process and that any complaints directed to the Electoral Commission for elections according to the law as the Electoral Commission for elections alone is empowered to declare the official results of the election and ratify it by the Federal Supreme Court.