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Parl't pressured to ignore Interior, Defense Mins. Corruption cases-MP

Parl't pressured to ignore Interior, Defense Mins. Corruption cases-MP

Iraqi Parliament Security and Defense committee is suffering immense pressure to ignore investigating corruption cases by the Interior and Defense Ministries, Security and Defense committee Chief Hakim al-Zamli said on Thursday.

In a press statement, Zamli said that there are numerous corruption cases in these two ministries, noting that one of the most important cases is the embezzlement of over 700 million dollars when Ziad al-Kattan was the Secretary General of the Defense Ministry.

He added that there are other cases like Ukrainian deals and many other cases, in which major factions and officials are implicit in.

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