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Court voids current elections; reinstates former parliament

By Ahmad Al-Mutairi

KUWAIT, June 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that the most recent elections were illegal, opting to reinstate the former dissolved 2009 parliament instead.
The court will look into 35 challenges of the results of the most recent February elections and the legitimacy of the voting of a number of MPs.
The Kuwaiti parliament has been dissolved four times since 2006. (end) am.sd KUNA 201622 Jun 12NNNN