Baghdad – news
Today, Saturday, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, during his presidency of an extraordinary session of the Ministerial Council for National Security, directed the security services to observe the principles of human rights in protecting demonstrations.
A statement by Al-Kazemi’s office, a copy of which was received by Al-Akhbariya, stated that “The Ministerial Council for National Security held an extraordinary session chaired by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, the Prime Minister, devoted to discussing developments in the security situation in Iraq, with regard to the protection of peaceful demonstrations and the protection of diplomatic missions from repeated attacks. In addition to coordinating work between the security forces. ”
Al-Kazemi stressed that “the opportunity is available more than ever before to build and improve the status and performance of the security forces, stressing not to tolerate mistakes because they are like cancer in the body of the security services,” directing the security services to “observe the principles of human rights in the protection of demonstrations, and to take into account.” What was stipulated in the Iraqi constitution, which guarantees freedom of opinion and expression, provided that this does not affect the conduct of daily life and does not disrupt public and private interests, stressing that every case should be dealt with according to the law.
Al-Kazemi also affirmed that the government respects the Iraqi tribes, which have played a major role in protecting the societal fabric and supporting the security forces in their war against terrorism, indicating that “what the security services carry out in terms of security operations comes within their duties in imposing the prestige of the state and applying the law, There is no targeting of our clans. ”
The Ministerial Council for National Security discussed the security file of embassies and diplomatic missions in Iraq, and made every effort to protect them, to preserve the country’s reputation in the international community.
The council also discussed a set of topics on the agenda and took appropriate decisions regarding them, including setting up new mechanisms in light of which facilitate the granting of entry visas to future investors.