Al-Maliki’s coalition: The Iraqi government cannot protect American companies in Baghdad

Al-Maliki’s coalition: The Iraqi government cannot protect American companies in Baghdad

2024-05-30 02:51

Al-Malikis coalition - The Iraqi government cannot protect American companies in BaghdadShafaq News/ The State of Law coalition led by Nouri al-Maliki said on Thursday that the Iraqi government is unable to protect all American companies in Baghdad.

The leader of the coalition, Saad Al-Muttalabi, told Shafaq News Agency, “The issue of continuing targeting of American companies in Baghdad is a complex issue. On the surface, it is targeting companies that support Israel, and it comes within the global boycott of these companies, but unfortunately, instead of the boycott, there have been blatant attacks on these companies.” “.

He added, “The inside of the matter may indicate parties working to harm the Iraqi economy, harm the investment process, harm Iraqi funds in investments, and seriously affect foreign investments, and this issue is complex.”

He stated, “These operations do not cause any embarrassment to the Sudanese government, and they are happening in all countries of the world now, and Israel is responsible for this issue because of the massacres it is committing in Palestine, especially since the Iraqi government cannot protect every American company in Baghdad and elsewhere. The government is working Providing general protection and providing special protection for all companies is a very difficult matter.”

At dawn on Thursday, the Caterpillar branch in the Jadriya area in the center of the Iraqi capital was targeted with an audio device, and the British-American Cambridge Institute was targeted with a home-made device in the Palestine Street area, east of Baghdad.

According to a police source, the two attacks caused no significant human casualties except material damage to the company and institute buildings.

These attacks come after unknown assailants targeted last Sunday evening two restaurants belonging to the first American chain of restaurants, KFC, in the Palestine Street area and the other in the Karrada area – 62 in the capital, Baghdad.