The head of the Parliamentary Commission on Reconciliation and Accountability Hisham al-Suhail said "the alliances of blocs trans-sectarian will be after the elections not before."

He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The alliances of the coming period are still in dialogues and did not identify any map of new alliances and we believe there is an intention to find alliances are different from the alliances of the previous period."

"The future alliances do not necessarily have to be cross-sectarian, but there will be new blocs and parties, and cross- sectarianism alliances will be after the elections, not before," Suhail said.

The head of the electoral administration in the Electoral Commission, Riad al-Badran announced that the deadline for the registration of electoral alliances will be the end of the official working day of 7/1/2018.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency