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Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, stressed the complementarity of roles among political forces in Iraq, noting that what binds the federal government to the provincial government cannot be economically omitted. He added: “we are talking about a country and a largely interrelated society that its members have common interests that cannot be omitted at all”, recalling that security threat has showed that the unity among Iraqis is a destiny and not a choice for any of the components. Al-Hakim also cited ISIS threat to all in the region, western regions, the center, and south, and its infringement of everyone sanctity.

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This came during his meeting with Islamic group leader Ali Babir in his house in Kurdistan on Tuesday November 3rd, 2015.

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His Eminence called upon Kurdish leaders to overcome the current political crisis and to adopt dialogue as an inevitable means, warning against ISIS exploit of any political split that can be its entry point, God forbid. Moreover, he underlined that fighting, defeating, and liberating Iraq from ISIS should be the top priority.