Shafaq News / The Iraqi Oil Ministry expressed on Thursday its rejection of what some protesters demanding opportunities to try to close the doors of the ministry building and "attack" the employees during the exit and entry.
In a statement received by Shafak News, the Ministry expressed its surprise at the fact that some demonstrators attempted to close the doors of the Ministry and prevent employees from entering or exiting the Ministry building and assaulting them and a number of officers and employees of the Energy Police beating, directing, and using inappropriate words and phrases (this is documented by the Ministry of Oil), In an unacceptable and uncivilized behavior aimed at disrupting work, "stressing that" these actions are not consistent with peaceful demonstrations and legitimate demands. "
The statement added that "such actions and practices are not appropriate for this segment, which is supposed to enjoy good behavior, fitness, culture and knowledge of the limits of claims without affecting others or trying to disrupt work or prevent employees from exercising their official duties."
In the statement, the ministry expressed its "solidarity with all legitimate claims and its keenness to provide new job opportunities within the 2020 budget and rejects all irresponsible actions by some of those affiliated with the demonstrations."
The ministry continued, "The ministry has the legal right towards all irresponsible behavior or attempting to prevent employees from carrying out their official work, and the relevant authorities were instructed to take fundamental legal measures against the violators."