Ex-Iraqi PM censures US blacklisting of counter-terror figures

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi speaks during a press conference at the German Chancellery in Berlin on April 30, 2019. (Photo by AFP)

Former Iraqi prime minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has condemned a recent decision by the US to slap sanctions on leaders of the pro-government Popular Mobilization Forces (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi.

In a statement released by Iraq's Shafaq News on Sunday, he said those...