The Iraqi Joint Operations Command responded to the threat of a journalist close to the “Popular Mobilization” to bomb the UAE for “interfering” in the parliamentary elections, saying that it would not allow any country to be attacked from the territory of Iraq.
The spokesman for the leadership, Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, told the Iraqi “Shafaq News” agency, today, Monday: “We cannot allow Iraq to be a springboard for attacking neighboring countries, the region and all countries of the world, and these are the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, and we will not allow it to be There is an attack on Iraq from any country.”
Al-Khafaji added: “We will not allow any transgression against the Iraqi forces, and we will not allow any transgression against Iraq, and we, as a security institution, are working to protect Iraq for its unity and safety.”
And the journalist close to the “Popular Mobilization” factions, Ahmed Abdel-Sada, had previously said, during a television interview, that there is a possibility of carrying out a missile attack on the UAE for manipulating the results of the Iraqi elections and causing it to defeat the “Al-Fateh” coalition.
He continued, “The escalation against the results of the current elections began with political objection, then legal procedures, leading to popular escalation and demonstrations… The escalation will reach the bombing of the UAE with drones and smart missiles, starting from Iraqi territory, because of its interference in the Iraqi electoral matter.” .
Iraq witnessed widespread protests against the backdrop of what the demonstrators and their leaders consider to have tampered with the results of the early parliamentary elections, especially the defeat of the “Al-Fatah” coalition led by Hadi al-Amiri, who led the “Popular Mobilization” factions.
Source: “Shafak” + Iraqi media