Iraqi provincial elections law approved

Iraq's presidential council has withdrawn its objection to a provincial elections law.

Iraqi provincial elections law approved
The move comes three weeks after the law was rejected because of concerns by Shiite Vice President Adel Abdul-Mahdi.

Wednesday's statement says the council approved the bill after talks with legislators and political blocs.

The decision paves the way for a national vote on Oct. 1.

Agencies


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