Tomorrow Press / Baghdad: US President Barack Obama said on Thursday that the former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad contributed fomenting violence in their countries.
The US president called on the leaders and governments of the world to move vigorously to repel the ideology of extremism and violence adopted by the Islamist groups, stressing that the war, which they claim that the West waged on the Islamic religion is only “an ugly lie.” He said in his speech to the closing session of the summit of the fight against extremism and violence hosted by Washington, said that “terrorists” are taking advantage of minds incomplete maturity to impose hate speech, stressing the need to refute the idea deviant, argument that there is a war between the West and Islam.
“The response to these ideologies requires action on several axes, most notably the elimination of sectarian conflict in the region and the consolidation of the principles of democracy and the fight against poverty and unemployment in the Muslim world.” He said the US president, that “the sectarian conflict in Iraq and Syria, paved the way for the organization of the Islamic state Daash, and form factor magnet for terrorism. ” Obama urged the international community to deal with the social issues that may be the cause of the spread of extremism and violence, including poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, corruption and other manifestations that contributed to the stability of societies. In this regard, pledged aid to needy countries, to encourage young people to take advantage of the new opportunities for education, especially women. He called on developing countries to work on providing a transparent environment for political action, a fourth step to counter extremism, and the elimination of political reasons taken by those pretext groups to do their work, which, including the respect for democratic transition and peaceful freedoms.