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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The female protesters withdrew from the House of Representatives and the Green Zone on the decision of the Sadrist Demonstration Committee, according to an informed source on Saturday.
The State Television said in breaking news followed by IraqiNews.com, “The women protesters retreated, today, from the parliament and the Green Zone on the decision of the Demonstration Committee of the Sadrist Movement.”
Earlier today, Sadrist Movement’s protesters stormed into Baghdad’s Green Zone and entered the House of Representatives building after lawmakers failed to vote on the new ministerial reshuffle.
A spokesman for Baghdad Operations, Brigadier General Saad Maan, said in a press statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “There is no truth to the presence of a curfew in the capital, Baghdad, as reported by some media,” asserting that, “Things are under control until now.”
Maan added, “The headquarters of the diplomatic delegations and embassies in Baghdad have been secured,” indicating that “The general commander of the armed forces, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, ordered [the authorities] to confront any attempt to attack on public property.”
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