UN Envoy to Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi have today discussed cooperation related to holding early elections.
While disclosing this in a statement released on Monday September 7, 2020, the Prime Minister’s Information Office said the two sides discussed the latest efforts made by Iraqi institutions to conduct early elections.
Al-Kadhimi and Plasschaert discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between the government and the UN to aid the achievement of successful early elections that best reflect the will of the Iraqi people.
According to the statement, both sides discussed the “situation of the displaced people and the latest efforts to create the necessary conditions for their voluntary return to their homes.”
Al-Kadhimi also highlighted plans to fight extremism and provide a safe national environment in order to guarantee terrorism does not return to the country.