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Halbousi condemns Baghdad armed attack, urges state to act

Parliament Speaker Mohamed Al-Halbousi stressed the need to prevent individuals from carrying arms outside the state's framework.

In a statement by Halbousi's office, the speaker said he has followed with concerns the armed attack on Friday on peaceful demonstrators, carried out by criminal and outlawed gangs, causing the death and injury of many Iraqis.

Halbousi condemned the attacks against peaceful demonstrators, stressing that the government and the security forces must perform their role by force of law to maintain security and protect citizens and their property.