Iraq sets up military-led ‘crisis cells’ to stop mass unrest: Military statement

Iraqi soldier next to a flag. (AFP)

Iraq announced it is setting up military-led ‘crisis cells’ aimed at quelling mass unrest according to a military statement on Thursday.

The statement said the cells would be jointly led by military leaders and civilian governors, but that military leaders would be appointed as members and “take over military and security services in [each] province.”

- With Reuters.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:56 - GMT 06:56