Sadr thank demonstrators and confirms: Do not retreat from reform must start by ourselves

Sat Aug 29 2015
14:56 | (Voice of Iraq) - Najaf

Ft cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, on Saturday, thanks to the demonstrators and the security forces to Anjaham demonstrations in the capital, Baghdad, while calling the Iraqi people to "continue to apply the reforms by the government, he stressed that" no retreat from reform must start by ourselves. "

A spokesman for the Sadrist movement, Salah al-Obeidi, in a statement read on behalf of the current leader Moqtada al-Sadr during a press conference held in the Sadrist office, the center of the province of Najaf that "Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr thank the demonstrators from the Iraqi people and security forces on Anjaham demonstrations, yesterday, in the capital, Baghdad. "

He said al-Obeidi, quoting al-Sadr that he "does not retreat from the reform for all aspects of the state and all the spoiler, but we want reform must start with ourselves", stressing the need that "people continue to reform by the government and this authorization from the people to the government to eliminate corruption and the corrupt."

The thousands of citizens, including followers of the Sadrist movement demonstrated, on Friday (28 August 2015), in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, to demand reforms and continuing the fight against corruption, while security forces cut off roads and bridges leading to it.

The cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called on Monday (Al24mn August 2015), Magdy Rady his followers to protest in the capital Baghdad next Friday, and while stressing the need to be unified demands of the demonstrators, recommended his followers to refrain from manifestations of insults and verbal abuse.

The protests affected many of the provinces as a result of corruption and the deterioration of the electricity, and the continuation of the worsening energy crisis without a radical solution, despite promises "dumped optimism", launched by several senior government officials in this regard, headed by former Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki, and his deputy for Refugees Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani, as well as ministers of all electricity in the previous governments.Read more: http://translate.googleusercontent.c...#ixzz3kCu0q0S0