Parliamentary finance calls for protection of Iraqi ports from "imminent war" in the Gulf
14:52 - 15/05/2019
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The head of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives, Haitham al-Jubouri, on Wednesday, the Ministry of Transport to take precautionary measures to protect the Iraqi ports and fleet, stressing the need to search for alternative plans in the event of any military collision in the region.
Al-Jubouri said in a statement that "Gulf ports face an uncertain fate. At a time when the countries in the Arabian Gulf region have set their alternative plans in anticipation of the consequences of the imminent military operations, And threaten the entire region. "
He called on the Ministry of Transport to "expedite the rapid precautionary measures to protect Iraqi ports and ensure the safety of the Iraqi navy fleet of ships and vessels belonging to the shipping companies and Iraqi ports for fear of the escalation of conflict in the region."
He called on the ministry to "look for alternative plans in the event of any military collision to ensure the continuity of the flow of necessary goods through alternative ports, and transported by road to secure the movement of Iraqi trade and safety and flexibility." Ending 25 h