Sadr's office called for a demonstration against the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, on the background of his recent statement in which he underestimated Sadr statement over a number of political issues.
The demonstration launched from 55 square to al-Mudhafar square in Sadr city under tight security measures.
Earlier, the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, criticized the statement issued by head of the Sadr Trend, Muqtada al-Sadr, regarding the armament contracts.
Maliki’s official website released a statement which included his answer regarding a question asked by one of the journalists, he asked him about the latest statement issued by Sadr regarding arming the Iraqi Army that involved a number of dangerous accusations to him.
Maliki’s answer was "Sadr’s statement doesn’t matter anymore and he will soon change his statements, his behavior doesn’t match with his statements."
Regarding the arming of Iraqi Army, Maliki said "Any one who launches the accusations should prove his accusations before he start talking about it, otherwise he will face the legal consequences. /End/