Muqtada al-Sadr, leader of the Sadrist movement, said on Saturday that he supports the demonstrations scheduled to start on the 25th of this month. If not go to the "revolution" against corruption.
"You may have decided to order you to demonstrate on the 25th of this month and this is your right," Sadr said in a statement.
"But I want to share with you what is going on behind the scenes. All the politicians and the government are living in horror and hysteria from the popular tide.
He added, "All of them want to make some temptations to silence you, such as appointments, salaries and the like. All of them have prepared themselves for the worst-case scenarios, all gathered to find solutions, but there will be no solution, the government is completely unable to fix what has been corrupted, what is built on error is falling apart."
"They all knew that they surrendered to those who are outside the borders and that they will not be able to issue any decision without their consent, and each according to their orientations. They all realized that Iraq has become an arena for settling internal and external accounts, and they all conceded that the majority of the people do not want them, especially after they added." The revolution of shrouds is a new splendor, so they are resorting to cunning and cunning, and they call you fools, but they are fools, but they do not feel. "
"We call you Baathists and supporters from outside the borders and all their pleasures and pleasures from outside the borders," he said. Bloodthirsty. "
Sadr addressed the demonstrators by saying, "Free revolutionaries, lovers of reform, do not reform Iraq in terms of spoil, and to unite as one people, and for one demand, and for one goal, and one slogan, and you do not disperse your strength in your unity, and to know that you are in front of the eyes of the whole world, but some grief you lost bear In the hearts of the Arab peoples, the first of which is Lebanon. "
He also said, "O beloved Iraqi people, if you want to be free from corruption, reform yourselves and then say your words and raise your voices. God will not change what people do until they change what they themselves, O dear people, that your goods are held by the corrupt, and that your security is held by the corrupt, If your dignity is in the hands of the corrupt, if you want to be free in your homeland, you must get rid of corruption and spoilers.
Sadr said in his speech to the demonstrators by saying, "But Iraq is honest in your necks, do not waste it, and if you like to refrain from the revolution, you have another revolution through the ballot boxes with an honest international hand and without the participation of any of the current politicians, so prevent them not to return to you corruption and loss."