The deputy of Kirkuk governorate, Khaled Al-Mufriji, confirmed that there is a clear defect in the performance of the electoral commission.

The "Game of Chairs" program raised the issue of dissolving the provincial councils and the implications of this decision on the conditions in those governorates

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa al-Kazemi, assigned Lieutenant-General Qais al-Muhammadawi to command the Baghdad operations