Source: Discontent within the military establishment of the statements of the Minister of Defense and calls for accountability
10:31 - 18/11/2019
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A military source informed, on Monday, a state of resentment and indignation within the military against the statements of Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari on the "third party" responsible for the killing of demonstrators, pointing out that military leaders demanded the formation of an investigative council to investigate the minister.
The source told the / information /, "The statements of the Minister of Defense Najah al-Shammari in France on the presence of a third party took the killing of demonstrators and the use of weapons not imported by the Iraqi government was met with resentment, rejection and indignation within the military," noting that "the military leaders expressed surprise at the minister's statements, especially in Under the circumstances the country is going through. ”
The source added, "The military leaders demanded the commander-in-chief to form a high-level investigative council to investigate the minister on these statements," pointing out that "the leaders asked the House of Representatives to take its role on the statements of Shammari and bring him to parliament and questioning."
The MP of the conquest coalition Hanin al-Qadu counted in an earlier statement to the information, the statements of the Minister of Defense on the presence of a third party "unsuccessful" and an attempt to provoke sedition and aggravation of the crisis, noting that if he had information backed by evidence he had to resign before he made his statements. Ends / 25 pm