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Protests caused unprecedented traffic in Baghdad

After failed negotiations with the Turkish envoy to Iraq recently, the Iraqi government escalated the Turkey row over troop deployment on Iraqi grounds to the UN Security Council requesting that Turkey withdraws all its forces immediately.
The message phrased “we urge the Security Council to ask Turkey to withdraw its forces immediately and not to desecrate Iraq’s sovereignty”. It also highlighted the fact “this is considered a loud violation to the principals of the United Nations Charter, and a desecration to both the safety and sovereignty of Iraqi lands”.
Baghdad among several provinces, witnessed protests called on by the militia factions of the Popular Mobilization Forces. Protests caused unprecedented traffic in Baghdad, due to full protection measures taken by security Forces covering the protests that held the participation of: leader of State of Law Coalition and relinquished of duty Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, head of the Badr Organization Hadi Al-Ameri, alongside several Parliament members.