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Ammar Al-Hakim urges parl't to meet after Sistani's remarks

Head of the Wisdom (Hikma) Movement Ammar al-Hakim, on Friday, called on the parliament to convene an urgent meeting to implement the steps called for by the Supreme Marja' Ali al-Sistani.

Sistani on Friday called on the parliament to withdraw confidence from the current government.

He also called on the parliament to also expedite the approval of electoral legislation that is satisfactory to the people in preparation for free and fair elections.

Sistani condemned the violence used against protesters, as over 40 people were killed on Thursday in Najaf and Nasiriya, affirmed the protesters' rights to express their opinion and urged protesters to stick to peacefulness.