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June -10- 2018


His Excellency Prime Minister the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has ordered all operations leaders in the provinces to tighten the security procedures of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) warehouses and increase the security forces allocated for its protection.

His Excellency also has given directions to the specialists in the Directorate of Criminal Evidence and the Directorate of Civil Defense to detect the location of the incident, investigating it, preparing a detailed report of the incident and made an assessment of the damage after being checked final.

We do have to reaffirm that the security forces have a duty to protect the places of ballot boxes and storage centers from outside, they do have nothing to do with storing inside the buildings, and that to assured and preserved the independence of our heroic armed forces and not to interfere in the electoral process, providing security for voters and protecting buildings, institutions, electoral centers and storage centers.

The burning of the electoral stores, which coincided with the anniversary of the day when Daesh's Terrorist's gangs occupied the city of Mosul, it is representing a blueprint for striking the country and its democratic approach. We will take the necessary measures and strike with an iron fist on anyone who wishes to destabilize the security of the country and its citizens. we will take the necessary measures and strike with an iron fist on anyone who wishes to undermine the security of the country and its citizens.


Media office of the prime minister
June -10- 2018