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Iraqi prime minister attends PMU parade

The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units held a military parade June 26 that was attended by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi as chief commander of the armed forces.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi speaks to the media during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 20, 2020.

Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) organized its first military parade June 26, on the seventh anniversary of the organization's founding. The parade took place at Camp Ashraf, which was the headquarters of Mujahedeen-e Khalq, in Diyala governorate, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) northeast of Baghdad.

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who also serves as chief commander of the armed forces, delivered a short speech at the event.

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