Al-Kazemi assigns Lieutenant General Abdel Wahab Al-Saadi to head the Anti-Terrorism Service

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Al-Kazemi assigns Lieutenant General Abdel Wahab Al-Saadi to head the Anti-Terrorism Service

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Staff Lieutenant General Abdul Wahab al-Saadi in Mosul – Archive

The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, assigned the first team, Abdul Wahab Al-Saadi, to head the Counter-Terrorism Service.

Al-Kazimi said in a televised speech: “We decided to return the hero brother, Lieutenant General Abdel-Wahab Al-Saadi, and to promote him to the position of head of the anti-terrorist agency.”

He added, “The government will be transparent as we promised, and it will not be a government of dark rooms, and in every decision we make to serve the public interest.”

Iraqis considered Al-Kazemi’s victory a victory for them and Al-Saadi, who was known to be one of the pillars of the victory over ISIS.

At the end of last September, former Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi referred the first team, Abdul Wahab al-Saadi, from the counter-terrorism operations command to the Ministry of Defense.

Al-Saadi said then, that he “prefers imprisonment to be punished in this way.”

The decision to transfer Al-Saadi caused great anger in the Iraqi street and on social media.

Source: RT





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