In certain areas one in particular they are bringing up the issue of postponing the Iraqi provincial elections that are scheduled for 31 January 2009 for another six months.
The governate council of Diyala, Chairman Ibrahim Hasan Bajalan has said it is not appropriate to hold elections in January when most of your citizens have been displaced out of the province and over 8,000 houses have been destroyed.
The Chairman has a very good argument for holding off on elections and he is not the only one announcing this there are others.
Just don’t know if this is enough to hold off on elections next month.
Iraq Vice President Adil al-Mahdi just met with Iraq Kurdistan region President Barzani and talked about economic, political, and security issues. The Iraqi Vice President also met with Iraq President Jalal Talabani.