9:16 - January 15, 2020
News ID: 3470365
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Influential Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for a massive rally to be held in protest at the presence of US forces in the Arab country.


Slamming the violation of Iraq’s sovereignty in a post on his Twitter account, Sadr urged participation in a rally against US presence in Iraq, according to

Earlier this month, Iraqi lawmakers unanimously approved a bill, demanding the withdrawal of all foreign military forces led by the United States from the country following the assassination of Iran’s top military commander, Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

The legislators used an extraordinary parliamentary session to vote on a resolution requiring the government to press Washington and its allies to withdraw their troops from Iraq.

Tags: IQNA ، Iraq ، Sadr ، US forces
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