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Iraqi PM determined to hold elections on time

Prime Minister Ayad Allawi’s spokesman has said the government is determined to hold elections on January 30 despite calls by Sunni Muslim politicians to delay the balloting.

27th November, 2004

Prime Minister Ayad Allawi’s spokesman has said the government is determined to hold elections on January 30 despite calls by Sunni Muslim politicians to delay the balloting for six months because of deteriorating security.

About 17 Sunni Muslim politicians urged the government on Friday to postpone the elections, in part to convince Sunni clerics to abandon their call for a boycott and to enable the authorities to secure polling stations.

However, the interim constitution and...

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