Politician calls on Abdul-Mahdi government to withdraw militia weapons before demanding the withdrawal of foreign forces
Politician Laith Shubr, today, Sunday, called for the government to withdraw the weapons of armed groups and militias before demanding the withdrawal of foreign forces from the country and link these two issues together to prevent the country from slipping into new dangers.
He added, "The decision to withdraw foreign forces from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] is the decision of the Iraqi government, which is the executive, and not the prerogative of the House of Representatives, and it is a decision that the next government must take because the current government is lacking legitimacy and just a caretaker."
He continued: "The parliament’s decision to remove foreign forces also included confining arms in the hands of the state, but this point was not focused on, but some armed factions came out to threaten the American forces in the event that they do not withdraw from armed attacks away from the state and government measures."
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