Protesters re-open a road leading to the port of Umm Qasr after promises to provide jobs

Twilight News / spokesman for the General Company for Ports of Iraq and the workers said on Sunday that he has re-open the road leading to the port of Umm Qasr for loading and unloading commodities south of the country was Protesters have closed it down two days after authorities promised to provide new job opportunities. Thousands of Iraqis in protests in recent weeks in the cities of Baghdad and southern Iraq, which called for the provision of jobs and government services and reforms of the judiciary and parliament and a local government. Said Anmar net company spokesman in a statement carried by Reuters and seen by Twilight News that negotiations with security officials and chief resulted pledged to provide up to 75 new jobs. Safi said that workers and dozens of demonstrators who protested in front of the main gates of the port and agreed to let the trucks pass and entry to the port staff. And it receives the port, which is located near the oil-producing grain and heavy equipment used in the oil sector shipments of the city of Basra, but not exported crude oil. Controlled militants organize Daash about a third of the territory of Iraq in the past year, the central government is facing a financial crisis due to a decline in world oil prices. The demonstrations began last month because of frequent power outages amid severe heat wave. Since then, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi began a campaign to make major reforms.