Abdullah calls for border control and coordination between the federal government and the Peshmerga in the "soft" areas
Shafaq News / The Second Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sheikha Wan Abdullah, called today, Monday, to complete cooperation and coordination between the federal forces and the Peshmerga to enhance security in soft areas, while stressing the importance of controlling the borders to prevent the infiltration of terrorists and limit the drug trade.
The media office of the second deputy said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, "The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Sheikha Wan Abdullah, visited the Joint Operations Command, and he was received by the Deputy Commander of Joint Operations, First Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Al-Shammari, and the developments of the security and military conditions in general and the efforts of the armed forces were reviewed. In addition to seizing the land to address security violations and eliminate the remaining ISIS hideouts, the necessary measures to complete the formation of Brigade 20 and its deployment in soft areas to enhance security were discussed.
The statement added that "the deputy chairman of the council praised the role of joint operations," while stressing "the importance of controlling the borders to prevent the infiltration of terrorists, reduce the drug trade and prosecute criminals."
Abdullah indicated, according to the statement, "the need to complete cooperation and coordination between the federal military forces and the Peshmerga forces and fill the voids."
The statement continued, "The security situation in Sinjar and ways to restore stability and provide services to the people of the judiciary were discussed, and a reassessment of tasks and duties in line with the magnitude of the challenges," stressing the parliament's support for "military and security institutions with legislation and laws and the provision of financial allocations to the army in order to develop its capabilities." to carry out its duties in maintaining security and enforcing the rule of law.
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