Al-Abbadi orders the Joint Operations Command in Iraq to enforce security in the capital

Al-Abbadi orders the Joint Operations Command in Iraq to enforce security in the capital

Friday 1437/6/9 – 2016/03/18

Baghdad, Jumada II 9, 1437, Mar 18, 2016, SPA — Iraq’s Prime Minister and Commander-in-chief of the armed forces of Iraq Hayder Al-Abbadi issued a decree today, assigning the command of the joint operations to enforce security in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad and take whatever measures in this regard.
A brief statement issued by Al-Abbadi’s office would not give details.
The order coincided with the move by hundreds of people staging an open sit-in at the gates of the presidential green district, and calling for change.
–SPA
21:27 LOCAL TIME 18:27 GMT