Austin calls Abadi to "isolation" popular crowd coming battles

By Roudao

one hour ago

Roudao - Baghdad

Lebanese newspaper "The News" reported on Tuesday, what happened in the meeting which took place between Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the commander of the Central Command of US forces, Gen. Lloyd Austin, indicating that "Austin asked (isolation) People crowd in the coming battles with Daash".

The paper reported that he "did not prejudice the meeting Balebadi Austin, on Thursday evening, to talk about the US role in Anbar thick and proliferation, which began to embarrass the Iraqi government in front of its partners in the National Alliance and the formations and factions of the popular crowd."

She and the newspaper that "Austin told Abadi need for isolation of the popular crowd and Shiite factions in war zones, and to maintain their influence and territories that hold them," pointing out that "Austin suggested, as well, to have the crowd in the background lines".

The paper said that "al-Abadi, who does not want to infuriate Washington and its partners in the National Alliance, demanded access to the intermediate solutions in the subject of the popular crowd, especially in Anbar."

He also stressed that his government was "indispensable to open a front with the crowd or Shiite factions, and especially if they are taking into account the capacity of those factions and movements to raise the street and move at any time".