Muqtada al-Sadr issues an “official” directive: It is a “year of change”

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 2022-08-14 11:54A-AA+

Shafaq News / The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, issued on Sunday an official directive to all his offices, to adopt the slogan “The Year of Change” in official correspondences and books.

Al-Sadr’s media office in Najaf confirmed, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, “the adoption of the slogan (the year of change) in official correspondences and books in all Sadrist line institutions,” in compliance with the directives of the leader of the Sadrist movement.

On Wednesday, August 10, Al-Sadr asked the judicial authorities to work on dissolving the Iraqi parliament within a maximum period of the end of this week, urging at the same time the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih, to set a date for early legislative elections in the country.

The political scene in Iraq has been going through a dangerous turn since supporters of the Sadrist movement led by prominent Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr stormed the parliament building in the fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, and staged a sit-in in protest against Al-Sudani’s nomination for the position of Prime Minister of the next federal government, at first, before the ceiling rose Their demands are to dissolve parliament and hold early elections, after a call from their leader Muqtada al-Sadr.


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