The head of the parliamentary legal committee Mohsen al-Saadoun confirmed there is a tendency of the government and parliament to postpone the provincial elections for 6 months.

He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The provincial elections law is composed of 52 articles, and the parliament voted to approved 50 articles in the last period, and only two articles remained related to the province of Kirkuk," pointing out that "the differences between the deputies of Kirkuk on these two articles still going on. "

"The law of the election of the provincial councils No. 36 of 2008, there are no constitutional timing, such as the law of elections of the House of Representatives, so it can be postponed by agreement between parliament and the government and the Electoral Commission for six months after the parliamentary elections."

He pointed out that the parliament can re-vote on the article, which sets the date of elections, which was set in conjunction with the elections of the Council of Representatives, through the adoption of the presidency of the Council, the request to amend the paragraph on the date of elections for provincial councils and vote in parliament, which are purely legal "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency