Since elections in October last year, political deadlock has left the country without a new government due to disagreement between factions over forming a coalition.
Nearly 10 months on from elections, the oil-rich country still has no government and no new prime minister or president.
Turkish Foreign Ministry said that “an inclusive and representative government” should be established without delay in line with the expectations of the Iraqi people.
Tensions escalated in the country following the nomination of Mohammed Shia al Sudani as a new prime minister by a coalition of groups close to Iran.
The occupation that began on Saturday was the second time in days that Shia cleric Moqtada al Sadr's supporters had forced their way into the legislative chamber.
Demonstrators were protesting the recent nomination of Mohammed al Sudani as the official nominee of a coalition led by Iran-backed Shia parties and their allies.
Baghdad has hosted several meetings between Riyadh and Tehran to solve disputes with dialogue, which was suspended again amid soaring Middle East tensions.
Sadr is paving the way for pro-Iranian parties to increase their seats in the Council of Representatives.
Heavy traffic in the Iraqi capital has been a bane of residents' lives, at times mounting to armed fights between the drivers and traffic police.
Tehran and Riyadh severed diplomatic relations in January 2016 following an attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran after Shia cleric Nimr al Nimr was executed by Saudi authorities.
Authorities in several provinces, including Baghdad, ordered government offices to shut, while schools nationwide were closed due to the eighth dust storm to have lashed the country since mid-April.
The success of the cross-border offensive depends on the military’s airborne operations and the role of the Kurdish Peshmerga.
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