Al-Kadhimi issues new directives to secure the protest area near the Green Zone

  • 6-11-2021, 13:55
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    The Prime Minister and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, issued today, Saturday, new directives to secure the protest area near the Green Zone.
    “ Due to what happened yesterday, Friday, of the unfortunate events near the protest areas in Baghdad, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi directed Baghdad Operations Command to form an advanced headquarter headed by a high-ranking officers and representatives of the security services, including the Popular Mobilization Forces, to manage and secure the protest areas Near the suspension bridge to prevent clashes between security forces and  the protesters”, said the Joint Operations Command  in a statement ,received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) .
    The statement added, "Accordingly, we recommend and remind the demonstrators to abide by the rules of freedom of expression guaranteed by the Iraqi constitution, and we also call on the Iraqi security forces to adhere the best professional practices to protect  the freedom of expression and human rights."

    “The Joint Operations Command continues its work through carrying out proactive operations in various sectors to enhance security and stability and confront the remnants of ISIS terrorist gangs in all regions of the country”, the statement continued.