The "leaders" meeting ends with five points and an invitation to the Sadrist movement
Al-Kazemi's office said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, "The presidencies met with the leaders of the Iraqi national political forces at the invitation of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, today, Wednesday (August 17, 2022) to discuss political developments in the country, and in the presence of the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.
The statement added that "the meeting led to a number of points, which were agreed upon by the participants, as follows:
1 The participants expressed their commitment to the national constants, and to finding a solution to all crises through dialogue and adopting a spirit of brotherhood and synergy; In order to preserve the unity of Iraq and the security and stability of its people, and the permanence of the constitutional democratic system to which everyone appeals, emphasizing the supremacy of the supreme national interests, and showing a spirit of solidarity among the people of the one nation; to address the current political crisis.
2- The conferees indicated that resorting to the polls once again through early elections is not an exceptional event in the history of democratic experiences when political crises reach dead ends, and that national political forces resort to constitutional tracks in elections.
3- The conferees called on the brothers in the Sadrist movement to engage in the national dialogue, to put in place mechanisms for a comprehensive solution to serve the aspirations of the Iraqi people and achieve their goals.
4- The participants agreed on the continuation of the national dialogue; In order to develop a legal and constitutional road map to address the current crisis.
5- The conferees called for stopping all forms of field, media, or political escalation, stressing the need to protect state institutions and return to calm discussions away from provocations and provocations that would provoke strife. They appealed to the media and elites to support the path of national dialogue and social peace, to serve the interests of our people.
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