“Iraq needs the example of Abdul-Malik al-Houthi.” A previous statement was circulated by al-Mousawi, and this is how al-Sadr responded
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Activists circulated on social media a previous video clip of the political analyst, Amir al-Moussawi, and the statement he made about Iraq's need for a person like Abdul-Malik al-Houthi.
In the video clip circulating during an interview with Tehran Dialogue in 2015, al-Moussawi said: "Iraq does not need Iranian military forces, Iraq needs organization, management, rationalization, and many volunteers are present...there is a problem in the system, the political system has problems." It needs a large sieve..."
He continued, "In my opinion, Iraq needs Abdul-Malik al-Houthi to change the equation because there are very bad compliments in the Green Zone between the government and elements associated with terrorism, and they are present in Parliament, present in the government, and present in security institutions. There is no brave person to resolve the whole matter... Iraq needs To a strong personality supported by the religious authority and the Iraqi people...
Muqtada al-Sadr, the leader of the Shiite Sadrist movement, had responded in a statement published on his official website, and here is the text: "The response of His Eminence, Hujjat al-Islam and the Muslims, Leader Muqtada al-Sadr (may God honor him) to a question submitted to his Eminence by a group of observers of national affairs about the statements of the Iranian political analyst. Amir al-Moussawi, who claimed that the Iraqi forces are not organized in the face of terrorism, and that Iraq needs a person like (Abdul-Malik al-Houthi) to be able in an organized manner to fight the battle to defend the sanctities. And I ask God to protect him from the evils of the oppressors.. His Eminence also expressed his displeasure with these statements by saying: I express my displeasure with the statements of brother Amir al-Mousawi, especially as they foretell ignorance and injustice to the struggling Iraqi people. and gentlemen."