Iraqi Parliament Speaker: The current situation is worrying

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 Iraqi Parliament Speaker: The current situation is worrying


Iraqi Parliament Speaker The current situation is worrying
 Iraqi Parliament Speaker The current situation is worrying


 


Today, Monday, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi stressed that the current situation in the country is alarming, calling on all parties in Iraq to refrain from sedition and warn against the use of weapons.


He said in an official statement that today's situation portends great danger and cannot be tolerated without the intervention of wise and influential leaders in the religious, political, clan and social fields to promote calm and restraint and warn of chaos or allow it to rise. And the use of weapons on both sides to bleed innocent Iraqis.


He also said that if there is a collision in Iraq, everyone loses.


Meanwhile, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi reiterated his call for the demonstrators to immediately withdraw from the Green Zone in an emergency meeting with security leaders at the Joint Operations Headquarters on Monday to discuss recent events and protesters in government agencies.


Earlier, the Iraqi Prime Minister, the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, called on the demonstrators to withdraw from government institutions.


This comes after Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters went to the fortified Green Zone in the capital, Baghdad, this afternoon, and attacked the presidential palace, prompting the security to fire tear gas to disperse them, before regaining control of the headquarters. The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, announced his final retirement. Politics in crisis The political situation in Iraq is bleak.


Meanwhile, gunmen in the crowd fired live ammunition and clashed with the demonstrators.


According to Agence France-Presse, 12 protesters were killed in Baghdad's Green Zone and 85 others were wounded.

It is worth noting that this retirement step comes at a sensitive time for the country, especially the ongoing political crisis since the last parliamentary elections that were held on October 10 (2021) last year, with the intensification and intensification of the dispute between the Sadrist movement and the Sadrist movement. Frame, including Nuri al-Maliki. Al-Fateh coalition factions and parties loyal to Iran.