Al-Kazemi: Iraq needs a government and a budget
Al-Kazemi said in his speech during the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Iraqi-Jordanian electrical interconnection line project: “Laying the foundation stone for the Iraqi-Jordanian electrical interconnection project, let us devote the project of cooperation and partnership, and positive interaction with our surroundings, in the service of our country and our people.”
He added, "This exceptional effort of the employees of the Ministry of Electricity secures the path of energy exchange between Iraq and brotherly Jordan, which is a true reflection and translation of the policy of openness and cooperation."
Al-Kazemi also confirmed, "We previously worked on the electrical connection with Saudi Arabia and the Gulf countries, and the agreement was signed at the Jeddah conference months ago."
He also said: The world has changed, and the concepts of political and economic relations have changed in favor of development and cooperation, and this is what we do when we look for partners and cooperate with them to develop our country, and to secure the needs of all our people.
The caretaker prime minister pointed out that "this government, despite the difficult political conditions, the most difficult economic conditions, and the absence of a budget, has steadily proceeded in its vision, and has overcome many obstacles, and it continues to do so tirelessly."
He added, "These circumstances and this obstruction must be resolved and must end, for the sake of Iraq and the Iraqis, and for the sake of building the state and its institutions."
He stressed that the solution is to return to the dialogue and discussion table, put aside differences and speak honestly and honestly. Let's come up with realistic solutions that end this political crisis," stressing that "Iraq needs a government and a budget, and it is unacceptable for it to be absent for so long."
Al-Kazemi described the current political crisis in the country as "a crisis of confidence, and it can only be restored or repaired through frank and constructive dialogue."
He stated, "It is our destiny to understand, cooperate, meet and engage in dialogue. We are the people of one country, and it is our national and moral responsibility to preserve it and its capabilities, and bear full responsibility at this historic moment."
The Prime Minister called on the governorates, the governorate officials to "assume their national and moral responsibilities. They have the powers to address any defect in accordance with the legal contexts and the directions provided to them."
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