Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Deputy Premier, Salih al-Mutleg, pointed out “Those who attempted to assassinate me do not represent Anbar people.”
While receiving a delegation of Anbar Chieftains who congratulated him for his survival of the assassination attempt in Anbar on last Sunday, he assured “There is not doubt concerning our love and appreciation for Anbar citizens who advocate the Arabic moral codes.”
Mutleg confirmed his stance over the pending issues including releasing the innocent detainees, canceling the Justice and Accountability law, reducing the procedures of Article 4 of Anti-Terrorism Law and achieving balance in the State.
“There are known political aims behind this attempt but this will not hinder us from serving the Iraqis,” he concluded.
On last Sunday, Mutleg was thrown by the shoes when by the demonstrators who protested his attempt to speak to them.
IraqiNews.com reporter stated “While attempting to go up to the platform to speak to the demonstrators they throw him with shoes.”
“Mutleg’s guards opened fire to scatter the demonstrators injuring some of them,” the reporter added.
According to demonstrators, Mutleg left heading to Baghdad by taking a taxi then the motorcade of his guards followed him.