Baghdad - INA
Strict security measures taken by the security leaders and under the direct supervision of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kahdimi, most notably the change of some security leaders and the launch of the operation to revenge the martyrs from the Counter-Terrorism Service to pursue the remnants of ISIS terrorist.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, Major General Khaled Al-Muhanna, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): “For years, no terrorist incident occurred in cities or inside Baghdad thanks to the security forces that were able during the last period to stop dozens of terrorist operations before they happened, and this is an indication of the benefit of the side Intelligence, "adding that," and after the recent security breach in Baghdad, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces emphasized the need to focus on the intelligence side by changing some leaders. "
He also pointed out that "these changes will give a new impetus to the work of the security forces that have made important efforts and accomplishments that have resulted in the dismantling of ISIS terrorist gang networks, and that the direct supervision of the Commander in Chief indicates that there is more support and intelligence support," noting that "the security effort is always It needs the capabilities and the modernization of devices, equipment and technologies.”
Al-Muhanna pointed out that "there will be support for the technology side and the system side, whether camera systems, communications systems, software systems, or other things that the intelligence services currently rely on," stressing that "this incident will not affect public life, and there will be no cuts or reductions in Public freedoms or narrowing of roads, but there will be focus and strengthening of the intelligence side on the one hand, as well as activating the upgrading of pre-emptive operations and eliminating the remaining terrorist gangs of ISIS.
The Joint Operations Command had pledged to arrest those who helped terrorists reach the capital, Baghdad, while it directed an appeal to the citizens.
"Immediately after the terrorist bombings, there were a series of security measures that were taken, as happens in many countries of the world," said the spokesman for the leadership, Major General Tahsin Al-Khafaji, in an interview with the Iraqi News Agency (INA)... Baghdad".
He added, "What happened is a security breach, and we are working to get to the causes of this breach, how it happened, and who are the parties that helped these terrorists reach this place."
He indicated that "the great pressure exerted by the security forces on the terrorists had a great impact, especially in the past few days, when a large number of them were killed and arrested, and important information was obtained about them," indicating that "this pressure pushed these terrorists to implement Their terrorist operations, especially the suicide operation in Baghdad, to deliver a message that the capital is not safe.”
In turn, the spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yahya Rasoul, confirmed that the security forces will reach the perpetrators of the Al-Tayaran crime.