Federal Police Commander: The Federal Police Will Soon Take Over The Security File In 4 Provinces

Amara, Federal Police Commander Major General Jaafar Al-Batat announced that his forces will soon take over the security file in four governorates starting from Basra, Maysan, Dhi Qar and Muthanna.

“This measure comes under the direction of Interior Minister Yassin al-Yasiri and in accordance with a plan prepared to protect the southern areas and restore order and security and combat organized crime and drugs,” he said.

He also pointed to the near redistribution and deployment of federal police units to the Iraqi provinces, after completing the requirements to receive the security file as directed by the Commander-in-Chief Adel Abdul Mahdi and in coordination with the Ministries of Interior and Defense and the Joint Operations Command and National Security.

He confirmed the readiness of the federal forces to hold vital areas in all governorates of Iraq and move for any emergency.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency