Iraq postpones local elections in two provinces

The decision delays elections in Anbar and Nineveh provinces because of threats to election workers and violence in those areas, a spokesman for the prime minister's office said.

Iraq postpones local elections in two provinces

World Bulletin / News Desk

Iraq's cabinet on Tuesday decided to postpone provincial elections set for April 20 in two provinces by up to six months because of the security situation, officials said.

The decision delays elections in Anbar and Nineveh provinces because of threats to election workers and violence in those areas, a spokesman for the prime minister's office said.

Last Mod: 19 Mart 2013, 12:10
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