Urgent Meeting of the four presidencies and the issuance of a joint statement on the current situation

Date: Edit: 2019/11/10 14:29

(BAGHDAD: Al-Furat News) President of the Republic Barham Saleh hosted a meeting held in the Peace Palace in Baghdad, on Sunday, and attended by Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbousi and President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Fayeq Zidan.

According to a presidential statement received by the Euphrates News, a copy of it, “was discussed at the meeting various political and security developments in the country in the midst of large demonstrations witnessed in Baghdad and other provinces, where the meeting stressed that these peaceful popular protests is a legitimate reform movement is a must and that “In response to national public opinion and to the demands of political and service life, which spare Iraqis deserve after decades of tyranny, war, violence and corruption.”

He pointed out that “the popular protest by the youth of Iraq aspiring to a free and dignified life with a peaceful national will that respects the legal and constitutional contexts and appreciates and safeguards the interests of the country is a great protest in the course of rebuilding the state and purifying its institutions and upgrading its construction to what Iraq deserves.”

The meeting affirmed “the firm position to abstain and reject any security solution to the peaceful demonstration, and to severely hold accountable any confrontation that adopts excessive violence, pointing in this regard to the orders and directives of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces to prevent the use of live bullets and all forms of violence that depend on cruelty and exaggeration.”

The statement added that “the meeting dealt with great interest cases of abductions against activists by uncontrolled and outlaw groups, as well as crimes of assault on demonstrators, which are directed to investigate and identify the perpetrators and punish them, stressing that no one detainee will remain Of the demonstrators. ”

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In addition, the meeting stressed “the necessity of adhering to the peaceful and democratic nature of the demonstrations in a manner that preserves public security and property and prevents the diversion of the demonstrations from their peaceful nature.”

The meeting also stressed “what is most important; respect and sacrifice of the sacrifices, of the martyrs and the wounded of the protagonists of peaceful demonstrations and of our security forces, whose blood shed the road and opened the horizon towards the future. The meeting stressed that no pure drop of blood can be wasted. It is the responsibility of the governmental and legal authorities, our responsibility, collectively and governed, not to stop the tireless efforts to arrest the killers, the killers and the bloodshed, our responsibility to secure the rights of the families of the martyrs, and to secure Treatment of the wounded b Strayed capabilities available. ”

He noted that “with pride and affirmation of the meeting and say to the Iraqi youth: you can not only win, and your country and your people win you, we win you as we embark on a vigorous action in order for your protests to be a vital occasion to initiate a radical reform work must be successful and practical results that will combat Corruption is the scourge of the greatest devastation after terrorism and violence. It has also been necessary to evaluate the tracks of the political process at various legislative and executive levels so as to provide authorities and institutions that are truly capable of serving the people, advancing and advancing the country. It is a state where the people aspire and dream, and the responsibility of the elected rulers to serve the people and to ensure the fulfillment of their aspirations.

The meeting emphasized the following:

1. The executive and judicial authorities have already begun the legal work in initiating the opening of the investigative files on corruption and prosecuting the accused in order to achieve justice and restore looted rights. These files will continue to open. No one, whatever his position, position and position, can escape justice. There is no politicization or favoritism in the opening of files and in investigations and trials, the interest of the country and the rights of the people and the application of the law is the decisive in everything, as was the legal action was taken by the judiciary against those who caused the death and injury of a number of demonstrators and security forces and those who attacked public property where Arrest of some of them and arrest warrants have been issued against another section and the investigation is ongoing.

2. Work has also been initiated to legislate a new electoral law to ensure that this law guarantees justice in electoral competition, helps the arrival of qualified candidates under the voters’ vision and convictions, and reduces the chances of partisan monopoly that keep political stagnation between a limited number. The new law also helps to enhance young people’s chances of reaching parliament and contributing to their country’s policymaking. The new law will result in the achievement of a truly independent, professional and efficient High Electoral Commission in all its joints and cadres.

3. The demonstrations helped and assist in the legitimate pressure on the political forces and parties, the government, the legislative, executive and judicial authorities to accept the correction of tracks and accept the positive changes, especially in the areas of ministerial reshuffle on the basis of efficiency and reduce the harmful effects of quotas in all its forms, and correct the paths of the state work Naturally as a servant and a state sponsor of the people and protects its interests and not the interests of parties and governing persons and powers holding power. In their view, the demonstrations in their pure and peaceful form are among the most important means of monitoring and pressure to achieve this and to secure the required reforms and achieve the desired goals.

4. We have already started the preparation for the national dialogue to review the system of government and the constitution in accordance with the constitutional and legal contexts.

The meeting affirms its appreciation and respect for the determination of young people, most of whom were at the height of their aspirations for life and their pride in the movement they have shaken the country from end to end and presented the great image of this jealous people, the most important movement between what was achieved after 2003, which led to a comprehensive review not only of the structures of institutions, but Also, policies and plans for building and development and changing laws to put the country and the people at the heart of the contemporary life of the finest countries. It is a movement that has renewed the will to change for greater reforms that can be achieved with such determination and leap.

Free peaceful protesters have managed to keep their movement peaceful. Their national will was greater than the intentions of malice who sought to distort the peaceful nature of the national protest movement, and who wanted this evil and evil country to slip into what God has preserved.

Also it honored the meeting certainly on the High role played by the supreme reference which upheld the right to object and protest, and advises reform and confirm it, and alert the need to take into account the security and peace of Iraq in these severe regional circumstances sensitivity ..

to make life together ..

for enhanced victories Iraqis; fields The war against terrorism, from protest yards, to work and construction sites


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