PM stresses the need to redouble efforts in the fight against organized crime

  • 27-08-2022, 16:53
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    Baghdad - INA 

    The Prime Minister and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, stressed today, Saturday, the need to redouble the security effort in combating organized crime.

    The media office stated in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Al-Kadhimi chaired a meeting of the Ministerial Council for National Security, in which the developments of the security situation in the country were discussed, and a number of important security files were discussed.".

    At the beginning of the meeting, Al-Kadhimi praised the efforts of the armed forces as they continue their operations in pursuit of the remnants of ISIS terrorist gangs, and their ability to kill a number of terrorist leaders in qualitative operations, and to destroy many terrorist dens.

    According to the statement, Al-Kadhimi stressed the need to double the security effort in combating organized crime and prosecuting drug gangs, and his sovereignty directed all security services in coordination and integration in implementing security plans, in a way that contributes to spreading stability and strengthening the elements of social security in its various forms.

    The Ministerial for National Security discussed the files and topics on the agenda, and issued decisions, recommendations and directives on them, and the Council agreed to extend the work of the mission of the United Nations team to investigate the crimes of the terrorist organization ISIS (UNITAD).