INA – BAGHDAD
Leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr called on Wednesday, for early elections after dissolving the current parliament.
"Do not let them delude you that the revolution is a struggle over power," said Al-Sadr in a televised speech, followed by up the Iraqi News Agency – INA, noting that he "has not decided to be in the new elections or not."
He pointed out, saying that, "malicious lawsuits obstructed the formation of the majority government. There is no benefit from dialogue with them."
"Reform does not come without a sacrifice, and I am fully prepared to sacrifice for reform," he stressed.
Sayyed Al-Sadr explained that the revolution began as a Sadrist, and “they are part of the people," as it will not exclude “the corrupt from the Sadrist movement” as well.
“Never did and never will accept bloodshed. Most of the people are tired of the entire ruling class,” he asserted, assuring the Iraqis, saying "Take advantage of my existence to end corruption,"
He highlighted his call for early elections after the current parliament is to be dissolved.
“The revolutionaries and the sit-in must stay and continue," he declared as he thanked the security forces and the revolution supporters.