[size=36]The President of the Republic calls for a new political contract that achieves the capable state that protects and serves its people[/size]
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Saleh said, today, Sunday, that "there are political and societal discussions and elites about the need to review the constitution, in which there are many positives, but there are deficiencies in it that need to be addressed," noting that "the next stage in Iraq is decisive, and after 18 years it is only possible to acknowledge the existence of A structural defect in the governance system, and the need to move towards reform.
He added, "The popular movement came against the background of misery and deprivation and the Iraqis' refusal to violate their country, and their slogan was eloquent, which is "We want a homeland," noting that "the popular movement succeeded in emphasizing the necessity of reforming the political situation and calling for early elections."
He pointed out that "elections are an opportunity for the Iraqis and their alternative is chaos, and they must be fair and express their free will, in order to produce a capable, effective government that expresses the will of the Iraqis that works to harness the country's resources to serve them."
He explained, "The current situation in Iraq is unacceptable and unsustainable, and it is time for Iraq, after all these difficult years, to have a rational system of governance that guarantees its citizens a free and dignified life. her neighbours."
He pointed out that "Iraq's money derived from oil since 2003 until now amounts to about a thousand billion dollars, and estimates indicate that the money looted from Iraq abroad is 150 billion dollars, and we must work to recover it. Similar to the international coalition to combat ISIS.
He continued: "Iraq either will be the arena of others' struggle and everyone will lose in that, or it will be a bridge for economic and commercial communication and infrastructure projects, and the region can rise without Iraq," stressing that "the Iraqi-Jordanian-Egyptian rapprochement is an important rapprochement based on a vision of security The basis of the entire region is job creation and economic interdependence.
And he indicated that "the number of people in Iraq is now 40 million, and in 2050 it will reach 80 million, and the global demand for oil in 2030 will decrease due to environmental policies in the world, and it will be reflected in a decline in the income of not only Iraq, but the entire region, and we have to move towards frameworks of regional cooperation." Take into account these facts.
He pointed out that "Iraq is committed to defending the Palestinian cause and the right of the Palestinian people, and peace cannot be established in the region without approving the full and legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.