Jordan's king dissolves gov't ahead of elections

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August 19, 2007 16:45

 
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Jordan's King Abdullah II dissolved parliament in preparation for holding legislative elections later this year, according to a royal decree issued Sunday. Abdullah's decree said that the 110-seat Chamber of Deputies will go into recess as of Monday. Parliament's four-year term ended last March. Abdullah, the ultimate authority in Jordan, also called for holding parliamentary elections, but did not specify when, according to the decree.

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