political process


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political process

the entirety of the social relations within a POLITICAL SYSTEM. While, traditionally, political science has focused on formal, constitutionally defined political processes, a sociological approach regards processes outside the political sphere as necessarily involved. see also POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY.
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You have raised your voices in an unmistakable chorus, you have cast your votes in historic numbers, you have changed the face of congress, the presidency, and the political process itself.
We have to ensure it that destination of the political process should result in shape of free, fare and impartial elections in the country.
The decision to challenge the budget or withdraw the Kurds from the political process will be taken by the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Kurdish parties if the attempts failed to reach a solution on the share of the Kurdistan region of the budget.
In a functioning democracy it is rare that the Judiciary is called upon to arbiter between the Executive and the Parliament or to interfere with the political process in the country, leading to formation of government.
Islamabad -- Senator Pervaiz Rashid has said that participating in any political process is a sin and Nawaz Sharif has committed a big sin by protecting Karachi.
To improve the course of the political process and to push the political process to reach results, which is very important, we ask our friends here to concentrate and to focus on the issue of accountability and detainees," stressed the Syrian opposition leader.
The implementation of the agreement remains the key to organizing elections and ending the political transition, while refusing to set deadlines that would impede the political process sponsored by the United Nations," the council said.
This sentence is the continuity of the political process that begin at the time of the regime VMRO-BDI.
2376 calls for using mediation and good offices to provide support for a comprehensive political process for all within the framework of the Libyan political agreement and the further implementation of the agreement.
September 8, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Chairman of the opposition alliance Future Forces of Change (FFC) Ghazi Salah al-Din Attabani said they handed the head of the African mediation Thabo Mbeki proposals to "avoid clogging" of the political process including merging the political and security talks.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian authorities announced an amnesty for those members of the opposition groups who lay down their arms and participate in the political process, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais.
The first called for the launching of a political process to end the five-year conflict.