PDC: The introduction of two regiments of special forces to Baghdad after Al-Sadr declaration of the state emergency

  • 25-12-2020, 11:29
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     The Parliamentary Security and Defense Committee confirmed the entry of two special forces into Baghdad after the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, called for a state of emergency, while indicating that all security leaders were unanimously agreed that there is a need for the deployment of units in the capital.

     The head of the committee, Muhammad Ridha Al Haidar, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): “The Security and Defense Committee supports Mr. Sadr’s call to declare a state of emergency in Baghdad,” pointing out that the capital, Baghdad, needs an army that controls the open spaces that are used to target the embassies that are being targeted.  A red line according to international norms.