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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 11:38 AM
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(Iraq) MNF anti-parliamentarian practices obstruct quorum ascertainment- source
Source: Voice of Iraq

Baghdad, Nov 28, (VOI) Multi-National Force (MNF) practices against Iraqi parliamentarians prevented the ascertainment of the quorum in the parliament, a media source from the deputy speaker's office said on Wednesday.

"Some parliamentarians walked out of the session in protest of the practices of MNF personnel assigned to protect the parliament's building," the source told the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI) by phone.
The source indicated that the parliamentarians found the practices offensive and refused to return to the parliament, resulting in an absence of the quorum.

Today's agenda included a second reading of the accountability and justice law, an alternative to the controversial debaathification law, and a second reading of two other bills.
"Only 50 parliamentarians attended the session, which prompted the parliament to delay deliberation on the accountability law, the source indicated.

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MP Firyad Rawinduzi from the Kurdistan Coalition (KC) had urged the parliament's presidency to reduce the search procedures of an individual by MNF security guards assigned to safeguard the building.

Read more: http://www.aswataliraq.info/look/english/article.tpl?Id...
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Teaser Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 11:39 AM
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1. I read the headline too
and I couldn't make heads or tails out of it.
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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 11:45 AM
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2. indeed. the content seems to explain things little better...
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