On September 18, 2005, the Iraq National Assembly signed off on the final draft of the country's proposed permanent constitution and turned over the text to the UN for printing. Senior Sunni lawmakers promised to campaign vigorously for rejection of the charter in the national referendum to ratify the constitution. However, the draft resolution was approved on October 25, 2005 and certified by the UN.
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