[size=36]Abdul Mahdi refuses to protest against US threats and call on Joe Hood[/size]
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Political sources close to Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, on Monday, the latter refused to protest against the US threats and call the charge d'affaires of the US Embassy in Baghdad, Joe Hood.
The sources said that "Abdul-Mahdi told parliamentary political alliances that it is impossible for his government to call the charge d'affaires of the US embassy in Baghdad, Joe Hood, and delivered a memorandum of protest on the threats launched by sanctions against Iraq if it violated the US sanctions against Iran."
The sources quoted Abdul Mahdi as saying to the leaders of parliamentary blocs that "the reason for not being able to call the charge d'affaires of the US Embassy in Iraq and protest against his threats is due to Baghdad received from Washington some exceptions in the US sanctions imposed on Iran, especially in the subjects of gas and electricity, Until it manages its affairs in the matter of electricity. "
She pointed out that "the political blocs in the Iraqi parliament continue to pressure the Prime Minister on the subject of interventions of the Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Baghdad and demanding that the measures be taken to stop this intervention, considering that what the American diplomat is doing is a new method of extortion and pressure on the legislative and executive authorities to prevent any legislation A parliamentary that would legalize the US military presence in Iraq. "
The heads of political blocs, according to the sources, "to inform the Prime Minister of the need to find ways to stop US interventions in Iraqi affairs as such interference is unacceptable."