Out of 329 Iraqi legislators, 32 asked the Presidency of Parliament to shut the American embassy in Baghdad and deport Ambassador Alina Romanski.
According to a document published by Shafaq News Agency, the request, titled (Holding a special session dedicated to the Palestinian issue), stated, “In light of the genocide operations and the difficult humanitarian conditions that our people are experiencing in besieged Gaza as a result of the Zionist entity’s officially declared aggression and war, and the brutal threat to displace more than a million A Palestinian citizen from northern Gaza.
for October 27th, the Sadrist movement’s leader, Muqtada al-Sadr, called for the federal government and parliament to vote on a decision to remove the US Embassy in Iraq in order to “support” the Palestinians.
Al-Sadr said in a message posted to the “X” website, which used to be on Twitter, “I call on (the Iraqi government) and (the Iraqi parliament) with all its groups and orientations, for the first time and for the sake of public and not private interests, to vote on closing the American embassy in Iraq because of the unlimited American support for the terrorist Zionists.” In opposition to Gaza.”
In the case of a vote on the resolution, he emphasized the need to “protect its (US Embassy) diplomatic personnel and not expose them to the shameless militias that want to undermine Iraq’s security and safety.”
Al-Sadr went on to say: “If the government and parliament do not respond, we will have another position that we will announce later.”
The US Embassy in Baghdad stated last week that non-essential workers will be leaving the embassy and the US Consulate in Erbil due to increased security risks.