NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: Ninewa's Provincial Council decided to extend the strike of governmental offices until next Monday.
Yehya Abed Mahjoub, member of the council, stated, in a press conference, attended by Aswat al-Iraq, that the council held an extraordinary session to discuss the latest issues in the province and the continuation of the demonstrations and sit-ins.
He added that the governmental strike will be extended till next Monday, because the government did not respond to the demands of the demonstrators.
Last Saturday, the council decided to strike for 72 hours in solidarity with the demonstrations called by clergymen in the province.
Since 27 December, 2012, Ninewa province witnessed a call for demonstrations initiated by clergymen in protest against the policies practiced by the federal government.