BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Parliament called on the Syrian government to stop the bloodshed, demanding a quick implementation of political and economic reforms, according to a statement issued today.
The statement, as received by Aswat al-Iraq, added that "what is happening in brotherly Syria is agonizing.
The actions there oblige us, out of keenness for the interests of the Syrian people, to demand a courageous stand to stop the bloodshed, as Syria's responsibility to protect lives and properties."
The statement added "the necessity to implement tangible economic and political reforms on the political system as a whole and achieve the ambitions of the Syrian people."
"We call to stop all non-peaceful practices, and all actions for suppression of freedoms and bloodshed is condemned and unacceptable," the statement noted.
The last four months, Syria has been witnessing demands for change and reforms, where many violent actions took place, in addition to several arrests, as reported by international media that more than 1000 civilians were killed according to legal organization and the immigration of 12,000 citizens to Turkey.