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Cancellation of May votes was unconstitutional says Iraq's Supreme Court

Parliament had demanded a nationwide recount of votes, drawing calls for the election to be re-run. The Supreme Federal Court was tasked with ruling on the matter. 


Cancellation of May votes was unconstitutional says Iraq's Supreme Court
Parliament had demanded a nationwide recount of votes, drawing calls for the election to be re-run. The Supreme Federal Court was tasked with ruling on the matter. (Image Credit: Twitter) 

Iraq's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the cancellation of overseas, displaced and Peshmerga votes in the May 12 parliamentary election was unconstitutional.

Parliament had demanded a nationwide recount of votes, drawing calls for the election to be re-run. The Supreme Federal Court was tasked with ruling on the matter.

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