politicsIraqMustafa Al-KazemiISIS in Iraqdemocracy 2021-12-09 10:40A-AA+
Shafaq News/ The caretaker prime minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, affirmed on Thursday that the emerging democracy in Iraq faced the challenge of the brutal terrorism that tried to impose its will, pointing out that the defeat of terrorism took place militarily and morally without excessive democracy.
This came in a speech delivered by Al-Kazemi, during his participation in the opening of the “Leaders for Democracy” summit, which was held via closed circuit television, according to a statement issued by his media office and received by Shafak News Agency.
Al-Kazemi reviewed, in his speech, according to the statement, “Iraq’s position and its approach that adheres to democracy as an ideal means to achieve good governance,” stressing that “the emerging democracy in Iraq faced the challenge of the brutal terrorism that tried to impose its will, but the people defeated the terrorism of ISIS and others militarily and morally, without neglecting the idea of democracy.” “.
Al-Kazemi called on the leaders of the summit to “develop a broader perspective on democracy that is associated with joint international action, and includes support for sustainable development in developing countries in particular.”
The work of the summit witnessed a discussion of the democratic reality at the world level, a number of special issues in this regard, and ways to strengthen democratic governance mechanisms. It also witnessed an exchange of views between the participating leaders, and a review of the most important challenges facing the civilized world and ways to address them.
The summit, which opened this morning, via closed-circuit television, was hosted by US President Joe Biden, with the participation of leaders and representatives of more than one hundred countries.