The government restricts demonstrations in Tahrir Square, and threatening to arrest violators


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The government restricts demonstrations in Tahrir Square, and threatening to arrest violators

The government has decided to restrict the popular demonstrations in Tahrir Square in Baghdad after the implementation of sit-ins and protests near the ministries and government institutions.



A statement by the Prime Minister's Office that "the commander of the armed forces, Haider al-Abadi Prime Minister chaired an emergency security meeting with security and military leaders."

The statement pointed to "the meeting stopped in front of the demonstrations in front of state institutions, which leads to disruption of working out as well as the overall security situation in the country."



The meeting stressed the statement said "the continuation of the security agencies in the task of maintaining its success in terms of imposing security and stability to its full potential and capabilities to enhance the security of citizens and the state institutions."



He concluded, "the emphasis on the right to demonstrate peacefully in accordance with the legal framework first, and the commitment of the government duties in maintaining security and stability and to prevent any demonstrations unlicensed and only for the capital Baghdad, is locate demonstration in Tahrir Square, with the government's commitment to provide the necessary demonstrators security protection."



The meeting stressed the "take legal action against violators of this decision and the prosecution both exceed the state ministries, employees, citizens and public and private property and the arrest of violators of this decision."

He urged the security meeting "citizens abide by the laws in order to maintain the overall situation of the country and that the security services concerned would fight resolutely for those who violate the laws."

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