Speaker of Parliament and UN representative discuss the protests

Saturday 26th October 2019 - 19:02

Speaker of Parliament and UN representative discuss the protests

INA – BAGHDAD

Speaker of Parliament Muhammed al-Halboosi and the UN representative in Iraq Janine Hennes Plachkart discussed recent security and political updates and in addition to the protests in the country.

During the meeting, both asserted necessity of responding to the demands of the protesters in a specific time and improve the public services as well as ending corruption and making the legal regulations to hold the responsible accountable and providing job opportunities.

They also discussed to maintain the peaceful theme of the demonstrations and be committed to protect the public and private possessions in addition to not making any assault against the protesters and the security forces.

Plachkart expressed her worries regarding the armed groups that are working on threatening the stability in the country and that the UN is ready to offer assistance to Iraq.