Kurdistan Parliament votes to suspend Kurdistan Presidency entity

7/12/2018 7:16:00 AM

The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday 11/7/2018, with a majority of votes, decided not to hold regional presidential elections in September and passed a bill to suspend the Presidency entity of the Kurdistan Region. The region's parliamentary election is still scheduled for Sept. 30, 2018.

According to the passed bill, representatives winning seats in September should settle on the destiny of the region's presidential entity within the first two years of the next term (fifth term).

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