Iraq canceled celebrations to mark the end of Ramadan on Monday, following a suicide attack that killed more than 200 people in Baghdad.
“We will not make a celebration in this year's Mubarak Ramadan festival due to respect for our martyrs and injured,” President Fuad Masum said in a statement.
He called on the security forces to increase anti-terror measures and called for the return of parliament after Eid al-Fitr.
On Sunday, 204 people were killed in a bomb attack in Al-Karada. Another attack also hit the city’s Al-Shaab, leaving five dead.
Daesh claimed responsibility for the Al-Karada attack and three days of national mourning were announced.
By Haydar Hadi and Servet Günerigök
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