June 6, 2023

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The Iranian ambassador in Baghdad commented on the withdrawal of the Sadrist movement from the political process

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) — The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad, Mohammad Qassem Al Sadiq, warned that “the withdrawal of the Sadrist movement from the political process in Iraq creates a vacuum.” political process in Iraq,” he said, as quoted by the Iranian News Agency (IRNA).

The Iranian ambassador’s statements came in response to a decision by Muqtada al-Sadr, the leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq, to ​​freeze the movement’s activities for a year and close its offices.

Regarding the possibility of “political imbalance” in Iraq, in the absence of the Sadrist movement from the political arena, the Iranian ambassador clarified in statements to the Iraqi (Al-Sharqiya) channel, which was reported by the Iranian Agency, on Friday: “Its absence creates a vacuum naturally, and the existence of the movement is necessary in the political process. “

The Iranian ambassador said: “I hear that the Iraqi brothers are making some efforts to talk to Muqtada al-Sadr to return to the political process,” the Iranian agency reported.

Ambassador Muhammad Qassem, however, stressed that “Muqdada al-Sadr is free to take whatever decision he sees fit, but we don’t want that.”

The Iranian ambassador denied that he had any information about the possibility of Muqtada al-Sadr going to Iran and being isolated there as he did before, adding: “But Iran is Muqtada al-Sadr’s second country and he is welcome in any way. We will welcome him at the time of his arrival. We accept, he is in his family in the Republic.” Islam,” according to IRNA.