Press Release Regarding The Elections Held In Iraq , 01.05.2014
1 May 2014
elections and KRG provincial council elections were simultaneously held
yesterday (30 April) in Iraq.
condemn the acts of terror and violence which have increased in the
pre-election period and have continued on election day. We wish God's mercy
upon our Iraqi brothers and sisters who lost their lives in these acts, convey
our condolences to their families and hope for a speedy recovery of the
hope that escalating acts of violence have not adversely affected the level of
participation to the elections and have not prevented the fair reflection of
the Iraqis’ choices in the ballot box.
hope that these elections will enable the establishment of a representative and
functional government that will bring the deserved peace, stability and
prosperity to the brotherly people of Iraq who have been suffering from great
pain and distress for many years, reinforce democracy and the rule of law,
embrace Iraqi people with all its segments; and thus will conduce Iraq to take
the place it is entitled to within the international community.