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In Conjunction With The Demonstrations, Al-Kazemi Issues An Important Directive To The Security Forces – Urgent

Policy    2022-07-30 | 04:42   8,262 views   Alsumaria News – Politics The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, today, Saturday, directed the security forces to protect the demonstrators, while he called on the protesters to remain peaceful in their movement, not to escalate, and to abide by the directives of the security forces whose goal is to protect them and protect official institutions.

Al-Kazemi said, according to a statement by his media office received by Alsumaria News, that “the continuation of the political escalation increases tension in the street and does not serve the public interests.”

He added, “The security forces have a duty to protect official institutions,” stressing “the need to take all legal measures to maintain order.”

Earlier in the day, the demonstrators tried to bring down the concrete barriers in front of the Green Gate, on the part of the Ministry of Planning, after they crossed the concrete barriers on Al-Jumhuriya Bridge in the center of the capital, Baghdad.

And on Wednesday, supporters of the Sadrist movement stormed the parliament headquarters in the capital, Baghdad, to reject the Sudanese candidacy for the position of prime minister, while the differences between the political forces that prevent the formation of a new government continue since early parliamentary elections were held on October 10, 2021.    LINK

The Sadrist Movement: A Hosseini Majlis Will Be Established Inside The Parliament Building – Urgent

2022-07-30 | 05:41  2,703 views    Alsumaria News – Baghdad   The Sadrist movement announced today, Saturday, that it decided to establish a Hosseini council inside the parliament building, on the occasion of the holy month of Muharram.

And the media stated in a statement, that “a Hussaini council will be established, in the parliament building, on the occasion of the holy month of Muharram.”

A short while ago, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, directed the security forces to protect the demonstrators, while he called on the protesters to adhere to the peacefulness of their movement, not to escalate, and to abide by the directives of the security forces whose goal is to protect them and protect official institutions.

Earlier in the day, the demonstrators tried to bring down the concrete barriers in front of the Green Gate, on the part of the Ministry of Planning, after they crossed the concrete barriers on Al-Jumhuriya Bridge in the center of the capital, Baghdad.   LINK

Al-Sadr Minister: We Hold The Political Blocs Responsible For Any Attack On Peaceful Demonstrators

2022-07-30 | 05:03   4,948 views   Alsumaria News – Politics   Saleh Muhammad al-Iraqi, nicknamed Minister al-Sadr, held today, Saturday, the political blocs any attack on peaceful demonstrators.

Al-Iraqi said in a Facebook post, which was followed by Alsumaria News, “We hold the political blocs any attack on peaceful demonstrators, for the security forces are with reform and reform with them.”

He continued, “You stole Iraq’s money, so it is enough for you to trespass against pure blood.”

A short while ago, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, directed the security forces to protect the demonstrators, while he called on the protesters to adhere to the peacefulness of their movement, not to escalate, and to abide by the directives of the security forces whose goal is to protect them and protect official institutions.

Earlier in the day, the demonstrators tried to bring down the concrete barriers in front of the Green Gate, on the part of the Ministry of Planning, after they crossed the concrete barriers on Al-Jumhuriya Bridge in the center of the capital, Baghdad.    LINK

Deputy: The Coordination Framework Negotiating Committee Will Not Exclude Any Party From Its Discussions

Iraq   11:38 – 07-30-2022  The representative of the State of Law coalition affiliated with the coordinating framework, Aref Al-Hamami, confirmed that the negotiating committee formed by the framework will not exclude any party from its discussions.

Representative Aref Al-Hamami said in a press statement, “The committee has not yet announced its plan, but it will certainly not exclude any political party from its discussions, especially if there is a willingness to negotiate from those parties.”

Al-Hamami added, “We expect that matters will lead to solutions, especially since the Kurdish parties will be at the forefront of the negotiating parties.”      https://kirkuktv.net/AR/Details/7868

Renewed Demonstrations Near The Green Zone In Central Baghdad

Iraq    10:17 – 2022-07-30   Demonstrations renewed today, Saturday, in front of the Green Zone gate near Al-Jumhuriya Bridge in the capital, Baghdad.

The demonstrators flocked to Tahrir Square and the surrounding areas near the Green Zone gate, amid strict security measures to secure the demonstrations.

Local media reported that the demonstrators reached the Green Zone gate from the Ministry of Planning, after they managed to cross the concrete barriers on the Jumhuriya Bridge.

https://kirkuktv.net/AR/Details/7865

President of the Republic: We have great entitlements that will only be accomplished by unity[/size]

Iraq    21:35 – 07-29-2022  The President of the Republic, Dr. Barham Salih, affirmed, today, Friday, that Iraq has great entitlements that will only be accomplished by unity.

The President of the Republic said in a tweet on the occasion of the new Hijri year, “My heartiest congratulations and blessings to our people on the occasion of the new Hijri year, which overlooks us and before us are great entitlements that will not be accomplished and serious challenges that will only be faced by unity of the ranks to protect our country and our people and to consolidate civil peace.”

The President of the Republic added: “It is necessary to work hard to meet the citizens’ requirements and aspirations for reform and services.”    https://kirkuktv.net/AR/Details/7861

Anticipation Of The Sadrist Demonstrations In Iraq, And No Parliament Session

Posted On2022-07-30 By Sotaliraq   Security tension in Baghdad after protests in support and opposition to the formation of the government

SATURDAY 30 JULY 2022   iraqi security forces close a road leading to the green zone on july 29, 2022 (afp)

Today, saturday, the political and popular circles in  iraq are anticipating the demonstrations of the sadrist movement in conjunction with news of the intention of the “coordinating framework” to hold a session of the iraqi council of representatives to choose its candidate, muhammad shia’a al-sawadni for prime minister, after calling on the kurds to nominate their candidate for the presidency.

The iraqi capital witnessed security tension after tahrir square and al-sinak bridge witnessed massive demonstrations, one of them in support of the formation of the government and the second against its formation for the supporters  of the sadrist movement .

The  security forces  opened the roads leading to the bridges in central baghdad, after massive demonstrations by supporters of the sadrist movement and the “coordinating framework” separately.

The general official of the “peace brigades” abu mustafa al-hamidawi, and one of the assistants of the leader of the sadrist movement muqtada al-sadr, awn al-nabi, was present in tahrir square in the center of the capital.

And the sadrist media published a picture of the aforementioned while they were in tahrir square.

There is no parliament session

At the same time, the parliamentary legal committee confirmed that there will be no session of the house of representatives today, saturday, while setting a condition for the parliament to return to session.

The head of the legal committee, mohamed anouz, said in a press statement that “10 months have passed since the electoral process, and there are still political overlaps regarding the file of government formation, and we are waiting for the results of the current negotiations.”

He added, “there is paralysis that has affected the parliament’s sessions as well because of the political situation, as we are supposed to witness 8 sessions per month, while the total of its sessions in this legislative session did not exceed 12 since its first session last january.”

He added that “there is no session today, and holding the session requires the candidates to come to hold the presidential election session, and the kurdish brothers have not yet agreed to nominate a candidate.”[/size]

The framework intends to conquer the sadrist movement

Meanwhile, the leader in the “coordination framework”, rafiq al-salihi, confirmed the impossibility of changing his candidate, muhammad shia’ al-sudani with another candidate, indicating that despite the demonstrations, the framework will continue to support al-sudani.

Al-salihi said in a press statement, “the framework cannot change its candidate for prime minister because it was unanimously agreed upon by the framework forces and with the support of most of the political blocs of sunnis and kurds.”

He continued, “the framework will proceed with its candidate despite what happened from the sadrist movement’s demonstrations and their rejection of the candidate whose efficiency and integrity are witnessed by everyone.”

He added, “the framework is waiting for the kurds to agree on one candidate to pass the presidents of the republic and the ministers during the next week.”

In turn, a member of the al-fateh alliance, ali al-fatlawi, said in a press statement, “the cabinet of the expected government of muhammad shia al-sudani, all political parties will participate in it, and no political party will be marginalized.”

He added that “the framework intends to approach the sadrist movement if it wishes to present candidates for some positions,” noting that “the expected government of muhammad shiaa al-sudani, will be a service government working to solve the crises that the iraqi people have suffered over the past years, foremost of which is the file of services, electricity and health.” as well as preserving the sovereignty of iraq in a true manner in a way that preserves the prestige of iraq and the iraqis.

Big benefits

In addition, the president of the republic, barham salih, affirmed that iraq faces major entitlements that will only be accomplished by unity.

Saleh said in a tweet to him, “we have before us major entitlements that will not be accomplished, and serious challenges that will only be faced with unity in order to protect our country and our people and to consolidate civil peace.”

It is necessary to work hard to meet the citizens’ requirements and aspirations for reform and services,” he added.

Parliament speaker muhammad al-halbousi also called for taking national responsibility to preserve the interests of the people and the country.

Al-halbousi said in his tweet, “by the new hijri year, we ask god almighty to preserve our country and grant us the grace of security and harmony, and to be a year of understanding and cooperation for the sake of iraq.”

He called on “everyone, and we are the first of them, to work sincerely to prevent the situation from slipping and to assume national responsibility to preserve the interests of the people and the country.” he concluded by saying, “whoever does not care about the iraqis is not one of them.” LINK

Al-Tamimi Clarifies The Legality Of Holding The Parliament Session Outside The Capital

Posted On2022-07-30 By Sotaliraq   The legal expert, Ali Al-Tamimi, explained the extent of the possibility and legality of the parliament session to be held in a place outside the capital and the building of the House of Representatives, pointing out that the parliament’s internal system was clear in this matter.

Al-Tamimi said that “Article 21 of the parliament’s internal system authorized the convening of the parliament session in another province, as it was stated in this article (parliament sessions are held in Baghdad and can be held in other places when necessary).”

He added that “the legal text in the internal system, when Baghdad specified a place for parliament sessions, allowed them to be held in another governorate, and the word places in it included all governorates, even the governorates of the Kurdistan region.”

And he indicated that “the internal system is clear, and in sum, it allowed for the parliament session to be held, whether in Baghdad or in other provinces, when it was necessary to move in order to hold it in another place.” finished 25    LINK

Al-Sadr’s Minister Holds The Political Blocs Responsible For Any Attack On The Demonstrators

Shafaq News / The “Minister of the Leader” page on social media, which is close to the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, held the political blocs responsible for any attack on the demonstrators in the Green Zone in central Baghdad and its surroundings.

The page stated, “The security forces are with reform and reform with them, addressing the political parties by saying: “You stole Iraq’s money, so it is enough for you to transgress against pure blood.”

This morning, Saturday morning, a mass demonstration of supporters of the Sadrist movement began to express their rejection of the nomination of Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani to head the next government.

On Saturday, followers of the Sadrist movement stormed the Green Zone, after they surrounded it and removed the concrete barriers set up by the security forces to obstruct the intrusion.   LINK

 

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