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Salih to meet with Basra governor, officials

UN: Street protests escalate in Iraq's Basra
Basra protests
An informed source said Monday that President Barham Salih will meet Tuesday in Baghdad with the governor of Basra and other officials from the province to discuss the situation in Basra.

Basra has been witnessing mass demonstrations and sit-ins to protest against shortage of jobs and electricity, as well as water pollution and deterioration of basic services.