Baghdad (NINA) – Leader of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (SIIC), Ammar al-Hakeem, stressed the importance to adopt the principle of dialogue between Iraq's political forces and endorse needed reforms, calling for easing tension by all sides and not to be drawn into strain.
A statement issued by the SIIC said that during his meeting with Turkey's Ambassador to Iraq, Younis Demirar, on Sunday, July 15, Hakeem pointed out to, "The policy of breaking up is not the way to achieve stability." He added that whoever stays away from dialogue will be left away from the political process.
The statement added that Hakeem and Demirar exchanged points of view concerning political developments in Iraq and the area, stressing the importance of preserving the relations between the two countries.
For his part, Ambassador Demirar expressed his government's continued interest in Hakeem's and the SIIC views toward achieving stability and success of political process, based on balance between Iraq's political forces, praising Hakeem's opinions he expressed in the Civil Society Conferences, describing it being important and successful Conference. / End.