Thursday, 17 Oct 2019

Defense Minister: We Will Not Allow Any Political Interference In The Work Of The Army

BAGHDAD, Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari said that we do not allow any political interference in the army's work.

He explained in a press statement that there is no conflict within the military establishment and we do not allow the military institution to be compromised or weakened.

He added: There is no crisis in the file of Lieutenant General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi and the decision is normal and I met him today to implement it.

Al-Shammari stressed the principle of neutrality in the conflict in the region, pointing out that we are coordinating security with Saudi Arabia to ensure border security and full preparations for the opening of Arar port and we condemned the attacks on Saudi Arabia.

The defense minister rejected any attack on coalition forces or foreign embassies inside Iraq.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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