Iraqi elections

Iraqi elections were competitive and ‘surprisingly’ well-managed, observers say

Iraqi elections were competitive and ‘surprisingly’ well-managed, observers say

  • Chief EU observer Viola Von Cramon-Taubadel said although the low turnout and exclusion of some groups was a concern, the vote was well run in terms of administration and integrity
  • Iran is the country with the biggest stake in the outcome of Iraq’s election, because of the influence it exerts over its neighbor, says an expert
By SARAH GLUBB ·