US Embassy in Baghdad: The factions associated with Iran weaken the sovereignty of the Iraqi governmentBy [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] 2 hours ago
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Elements of the popular crowd
, the acting US consulate in Baghdad, said on Sunday that the armed factions associated with Iran weaken the sovereignty of the Iraqi government, demanding the security forces and the military "to impose its authority on armed factions and prevent them from interfering in security procedures in the liberated provinces."
"The United States wants the commander-in-chief of the armed forces in Iraq to impose greater influence on the armed factions, especially those who are trying to expand their influence in the liberated areas of the terrorist organization," Hood said in a television interview.
"The armed factions in Iraq belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards are linked to what is happening in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, and this is what Washington is trying to limit in the coming days," he said.
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He stressed that "the Iranian-backed Hezbollah battalions, which belong to the popular crowd, are preventing the displaced people from returning to their homes and homes, and no one can prevent them from doing so."
These statements coincide with the fifth anniversary of the issuance of the advisory fatwa by the religious authority, Ali al-Sistani, which was the formation of popular mobilization to counter the organization of "Islamic State" urged.
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