BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Interior ministry "utterly" rejected that any "personal or party entity will form an armed group under any name or connotation".
In a statement, the ministry warned over passing the legal system and "move outside the legitimate powers", because the government has the means "to fight terrorism and impose law".
Some media organs reported that "someone called to establish an army to counter militias and terrorist organization who will work in some Iraqi regions", the statement added.
The ministry warned everyone who will make a crack in the social fabric on "denominational or party" bases.
"These attempts and calls are made for media and political propaganda", the statement added.Secretary General of Hizb Allah (Iraq) announced Monday the formation of a militia called "al-Mukhtar army" to support the government in "fighting against corruption, terrorism, terrorist groups and Shiite protection", pointing that "the formation of this army is a positive step in the light of turning the Sunnis into terrorist milieu".