Confusion over Iraq constitution
Government spokesman Laith Kubba told reporters that a final version of the document - which was originally due to have been finalised by August 22 - had been completed and it would be approved tonight.
He said parliament did not need to formally meet to approve the deal because it had effectively been passed on Monday.
A Sunni member of the constitutional panel, however, said the process was still deadlocked.
"Laith Kubba has been saying that we solved the disputes for a month now, but so far we have not got anywhere," Hussein al-Falluja told Reuters. "If this constitution continues to include federalism it should be put in the bin and done again." Read more