BREAKING NEWS ~ Iraqi parliament cancels vote on constitution draft

[JURIST] AP is reporting that a parliamentary spokesman has said that the National Assembly will not meet as planned on Thursday to consider Iraq's draft constitution [English translation; JURIST news archive]. The spokesman also said that no date for a new session has been set. Earlier this week, in the face of Sunni objections to proposed terms, the Assembly decided to delay its vote on the draft [JURIST report] until today.

9:46 AM ET - According to the parliament's media spokesman Bishro Ibrahim, there has been no agreement yet on unresolved issues, including federalism. AP has more.



 

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