BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Sadrist affiliate Ahrar parliamentary bloc MP Hussein al=Sharifi expressed his concern for the statement of Premier Nouri al-Maliki that "the armed groups are moving freely in the country".
In a statement by his media office, he pointed out that the talks of Premier Maliki "stirred the concern of the Iraqi public, which demonstrates the weakness of the government t".
He added that Maliki referred the need of international planning and expertise, which it is "a gate for the return of foreign forces in a new form of occupation".
MP Sharifi questioned the expenditures spent on the Iraqi army and police forces.
On Wednesday weekly address Maliki referred that the armed groups are moving in Iraq freely due to regional situation, calling for international contribution to combat terrorism in the region.