BREAKING NEWS ~ Iraq parliamentary session on constitution delayed

[JURIST] AP is reporting that, according to a Shiite lawmaker, Monday's Iraqi parliament session on the draft Iraqi constitution [JURIST news archive] has been postponed for two hours. The draft constitution must be submitted to the National Assembly Monday in order to comply with provisions in Iraq's Transitional Administrative Law [text]. An extension to the drafting process would require approval of two-thirds of parliament, the president, and his two deputies. The National Assembly had been scheduled to meet at 6 PM local time.

10:40 AM ET - An AP story is now available here.



 

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