In a post on his Twitter account, Qais Hadi Sayed Hasan al-Khazali, head of the Asaib Ahl al-Haqq group (League of the Righteous), also underlined that all armed groups should leave the scene for security bodies to restore calm to the country.
His comment comes as nearly two months of protests have rocked primarily Baghdad and the southern areas of Iraq. The protesters have been expressing frustration with a failing economy and have demanded reforms.
The rallies have, however, turned into violent confrontations on numerous occasions.
Since October 1, more than 300 people have been killed in the country, according to the Iraqi parliament’s human rights commission.