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Parliamentary calls for an emergency meeting and warns of "spark" in the far south ignites the whole of Iraq
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"The spark of demonstrations can not be extinguished and may burn green and land," called the House of Representatives to convene an emergency meeting in Basra to issue a statement by the deputy governor of Basra, a member of the Sadikoun parliamentary bloc, Uday Awad on Wednesday the federal government to ignore the demands of the demonstrations in Basra. Equitable decisions for the oil-rich province.
Awad said in a press statement, issued by his press office today, that "the people of the province of Basra suffer greatly from the lack of all services and even the initial ones," adding that "the people of Basra have borne a lot during the past years of the lack of provision of services and appointments, As a result of the lack of services. "
He pointed out that "the province of Basra reached a stage can not be silent, as a result of lack of electricity and accumulations of years of failure and default, calling" all service directorates in the province and the local and federal governments to shoulder their responsibilities towards their children and address their mistakes quickly.
Awad called for "the federal government to help the people of Basra urgently and not only slogans," calling for "the House of Representatives to convene an emergency meeting in the province of Basra to take quick decisions to save the province and its people."
"The start of the start of demonstrations in the province of Basra warns of a spark can not be extinguished and may ignite the entire Iraq," warning at the same time, "the government and the House of Representatives to ignore the demands of demonstrators, which may lead to burning green and land.
The residents of the province of Basra have again come out protests against the deterioration of the reality of services, especially water and electricity, and the spread of unemployment in society, and the spread of financial and administrative corruption.
Basra, a province rich in oil and gas has seen in the summer of 2018 demonstrations spread to other provinces south and central Iraq, killing a number of protesters and wounded dozens.