Mr. Ammar al-Hakim to Joe Hood: The recent American-Iranian escalation threatens the security and stability of the region

Editorial date: 2019/5/19 20:53

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The head of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, said that the recent US-Iranian escalation is causing concern in all countries in the region and threatens its security and stability.

This came during a meeting with Mr. Ammar al-Hakim in his office in Baghdad, Sunday evening, Ambassador Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Baghdad, Joe Hood.

A statement issued by his office, received by the agency {Euphrates News} copy, it was “during the meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and the latest political situation in Iraq and the region.”

Mr. Ammar al-Hakim said during the meeting that “the recent American-Iranian escalation is a source of concern for all countries in the region and threatens its security and stability.” He welcomed some recent statements indicating the parties’ keenness to ease the conflict.

He called for “to be a prelude to reach appropriate solutions and spare the peoples of the region the scourge of wars and siege policies,” stressing that “Iraq has close relations with the parties enable him to play the role of mediator to bring the views and end the tense situation.”

“The security of the diplomatic missions in Iraq is the responsibility of the Iraqi state. In turn, these missions must send positive messages about the political and security situation in Iraq after it has reached advanced stages, and all reasons for the departure of the staff or nationals of these missions Iraq ”

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