Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi answered, about the possibility of his candidacy for a second term , thehighest executive job in the Iraqi state [prime minister].
Abadi stressed in the meeting that ” the victory of the Iraqis and liberate their land opens up a new era for astrong and stable Iraq and sophisticated.”
He added Abadi , that ” the decision of Iraq ‘s political independent, and we are investigating the interests ofour people above all, and our foreign relations based on giving priority to the higher interests of Iraq and itspeople and stay away from convulsions and axes and make friends instead of increasing enemies” calling ” to focus on development and the fight against corruption and not to allow the return of terrorism in phase thenext. ”
He stressed that “our decision fixed not to allow our territory for aggression against any neighboring country, and that Iraq must be a convergence zone and no area of conflict and the intersection of the rivalry , ” he said . “We do not want, but we do not want to turn our land into the field of wars on behalf of .”
And that “we have a large and broad in accordance with the reconstruction of Iraq all cities and spread security throughout the country.”
On his upcoming visit to the neighboring countries , said Abadi , “it is already agreed upon, and we aim to achieve new relationships with neighbors is not based on conflicts, but on the understandings, and cooperate seriously against terrorism.”
He called Abadi all politicians to stop the language of political miscarriage they not serve only the enemy, and distort the reputation of their country in front of the world. ”
After opening questions the door in front of the audience Abadi replied to a question [where] the extent of thechance of his candidacy for a second term, saying the question is premature” without It asserts acceptance or rejection of the nomination.
The exhibition answer that “parliamentary elections will be held its timing , ” he said , “must be held with theneed for legislation , its timing of the elections law.”
Abadi called parliament ” to appoint a new Electoral Commission , ” warning that “if the duration of this step exceeds the middle of next month of August , we will enter a dangerous phase of the elections.”
And the independence referendum Kurdistan region , Abadi said that “illegal and that the federal government will not be supported or funded by or participate in it , ” noting that ” the United Nations announced its position on this referendum and it will not participate without the consent of Baghdad , ” pointing out that ” the region declared himself that the referendum It is not binding on independence, but toknow the opinion of the Kurdish people. ”
He continued Abadi , “I believe that independence will add new problems for the region, especially as it is agreed upon between the Kurds themselves could make the region ‘s economy is currently difficult to even deeper after independence.”