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Iraq gov. ramps up efforts to answer protestor demands

Iraqi security forces spray water cannon at protesters waving national flags during clashes at a demonstration against unemployment and a lack of basic services in the capital Baghdad. (AFP)

Altaf Ahmad
Press TV, Baghdad

The Iraqi government is ramping up efforts to contain protests in the country’s southern provinces. Cabinet members and local officials have held their first meeting on implementation of the directives issued by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in response to the protests. Press TV’s Altaf Ahmad has the details.

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