Al-Kaabi to the Russian Ambassador: Upcoming Elections are a turning point in the democratic process in Iraq

The First Deputy Speaker Mr. Hassan Karim Al-Kaabi received in his office the Russian Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Elbrus Kutrashef and his accompanying delegation and discussed with him many issues of common interest, including the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Al-Kaabi said that the upcoming elections are very important because they are facing huge challenges, as this is the first election to be held in advance, and the desire of the people across the country must be met, which has become a turning point in the democratic process in Iraq. He welcomed all diplomatic and international missions and organizations that undertake the task of monitoring elections. He added that such participation will greatly promote the democratic process, and pointed out that the upcoming elections may be the first step for a clear stage represented in addressing the problems facing the country in various sectors especially security and economic sectors
.Al-Kaabi discussed with Kutrashev the overall economic and investment relations between the two friendly countries and the importance of encouraging Russian investments in Iraq and promoting cooperation in the industrial, agricultural, commercial, cultural, and scientific fields.
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