Iraqi lawmakers today voted to approve a bill on banning relations with Israel.
In a statement, the Parliament's media office said the assembly passed a bill criminalising the normalisation of ties with the Zionist entity."According to state news agency INA, the bill was passed unanimously during yesterday's session.
#BREAKING: #Iraq's Parliament votes on a proposed law banning #normalisation and establishing relations with #Israel. Muqtada al-#Sadr has called for celebrations on the streets in support of the new law.
Members of Parliament chant: "No, No Israel!" pic.twitter.com/0SAfI21CLK
— Babylonian Son (@Ibn_Babel) May 26, 2022
Iraq first held a session to discuss a proposal on 11 May.
Iraq does not have any relations with Israel and the government and most political forces refuse to normalise with it.