Pro-Iran Iraqi MP is trying to tense relations between Baghdad and Jordan

Eldorar Alshamia Editor | 12 January, 2017

Eldorar Alshamia:

Iraqi MP in the pro-Iran coalition of former Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki attacked Kingdom of Jordan, claiming it is the largest source of what it called "terrorists."

MP for the "coalition of the rule of law," Fardos al-Awadi, talked to the Iraqi "NNA" agency ommenting on the exemption of Jordanian exports to Iraq from customs, where she described the decision as "a big mistake".

"al-Awadi" said: "The Iraqi government agreement with the Jordanian counterpart to exempt Jordanian exports to Iraq from customs, is a big mistake at a time when oil prices are collapsing, Iraq's attempts to compensate and look for other revenue helping Iraqi treasury."

Iraqi MP added: "The land of Jordan is the largest hotbed of Saddam's family and henchmen, and the greatest source of militants for IS and al-Qaeda, as well as being the most state that has memorial ceremonies and celebrations for Saddam and his sons."