20:54 - 09-28-2022
Today, Wednesday, the United States and Britain affirmed their solidarity with the Iraqi people and their support for their quest for democratic reform.
A joint statement by the US and British governments said, "With the approaching third anniversary of the October protest revolution in 2019, and nearly a year after the formation of the government after the recent early elections, the governments of the United Kingdom and the United States of America express their solidarity with the Iraqi people and support their quest for reform." Democrat".
He added, "After several months of internal negotiations, Iraq is still without a government empowered to address the economic turmoil and governance that in turn ignited the Tishreen protest movement, which pushed for early elections," noting that "paving the path to reform through violence is not possible, as The violence we witnessed on August 29 and 30 cannot be allowed to be repeated."
The statement continued, "The only legitimate way to achieve reform and form a government that responds to people's needs is through constructive and inclusive dialogue," urging "all parties to engage in a peaceful, legal and inclusive process with the aim of forming a government with full powers that can improve services, create job opportunities, strengthen national unity and make order Politics work better for all Iraqis."
The statement stressed that "this is an Iraqi affair, and it is up to the Iraqis on how to get out of this political impasse," calling "all Iraqi parties to respect state institutions and allow them to work peacefully and effectively and reform the system so that it is fully accountable to the Iraqi people."
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