Baghdad Operations announces the imminent removal of concrete barriers in front of the embassies

  • 6-04-2024, 13:07
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    Baghdad Operations Commander, Lieutenant General Walid Al-Tamimi, announced on Saturday, that all concrete barriers in front of the embassies will soon be removed.
    Al-Tamimi told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): “Most of the concrete barriers have been removed by 70%, and the concrete barriers are still in important places such as embassies, as there is a wait until matters are organized with the embassies in Baghdad.”
    He explained that "the embassies are linked to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and there is coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the effort that removes the concrete barriers," pointing out that "the coming period will be during which the concrete barriers will be removed and the rented or owned property will be kept so that it does not affect the opening of roads or sidewalks."
    On the other hand, Al-Tamimi confirmed that “the rate of criminal crimes in the capital, Baghdad, is not high,” noting that “there are immediate criminal crimes, and all those who carried out these crimes have been arrested.”
    He pointed out, "There is an expansion in the installation of surveillance cameras in all areas of the capital, Baghdad, for the purpose of controlling them," pointing out that "this came in accordance with the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani."