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Sultan of Kuwait to dissolve parliament

Jalīb aš Šuyūẖ : Kuwait | Dec 07, 2011 at 9:30 AM PST
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Kuwait's central bank governor Sheikh Salem al-Sabah

Sultan Sheik Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah Monday 6-12 wasdissolved parliament, paving the way for new elections in the context of officials accused of corruption and money launderingabroad.

The demonstration in Kuwait emerged from many years andcontinues in November, when targeted congressional officials are said to have moved money out of corrupt bank accounts abroad.

"We need to support people to choose their representatives, to overcome the existing barriers and realize the benefit of the nation," King wrote in message Sheik Sabah was Kuwait news agency published.

Late last month, Sheik Sabah Sultan chose Defense MinisterSheik Jaber Al Hamad Al Sabah as prime minister instead of Mr.Sheik Nasser Al Mohammad Al Sabah in the capital for many years and are targets of many opposition groups demanded that he resign.

Mr. Ghanim Al-Najjar - a professor of political science at KuwaitUniversity - received the king finally agreed by the demands fromopposition groups and the dissolution of parliament is one of therequirements protests.

The new election will be a test of the strength of the leader of theopposition groups, including conservative Islamic forces andliberal politicians. Voting will be done within 60 days.

According to the Constitution of Kuwait, elections unicameralparliament consists of 50 members will be held within two months after the agency was dissolved.



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Sultan Sheik Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah Monday 6-12 wasdissolved parliament, paving the way for new elections in the context of officials accused of corruption and money launderingabroad.
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