Remove "Comment & close" buttons on MR/issues

What does this MR do?

Removes the "Comment & close" buttons on merge requests/issues, because users were confused by it and accidentally closed merge requests.


This change is hidden behind the remove_comment_close_reopen feature flag and should initially only be enabled for gitlab-org and gitlab-com to see if users notice and potentially complain.

Before After
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Does this MR meet the acceptance criteria?


Availability and Testing


If this MR contains changes to processing or storing of credentials or tokens, authorization and authentication methods and other items described in the security review guidelines:

  • Label as security and @ mention @gitlab-com/gl-security/appsec
  • The MR includes necessary changes to maintain consistency between UI, API, email, or other methods
  • Security reports checked/validated by a reviewer from the AppSec team

Related #198562 (closed)

Edited by Patrick Bajao

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