His eminence stressed that the Iraq’s war against terror is a battle of existence on multiple fronts, Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakim, chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraqi indicated that events in Iraq affirms the depth and realistic vision of the Hujatt of Islam and Muslims, Sayyid Abdul Aziz al-Hakim (sanctify his soul) , noting that his personality was characterized by perseverance and awareness, adding he (sanctify his soul) dealt with the challenges by radical and futuristic solutions, pointing out that Iraq is fighting a brutal terrorist enemy that represents most decadent grades of morals and the highest levels of terrorism and violence, cruelty and the worst examples of ethnic and sectarian discrimination, an ideological enemy obsessed of making the people as unbelievers (Takfir), torturing and killing them, and uses all the diabolical means to justify his actions by exploiting that it is the road to God and paradise, while it is a road to the bottom of hell, noting that he (sanctify his soul) worked on the overall equation for all Iraqis and undo the equation which ruled Iraq for eighty years as well as the adoption of the principle of consociationalism.

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This was addressed during the fifth evening of Ramadan, which coincides with the annual memorial of Aziz Al-Iraq (the Iraq Dearest) , Hujatt of Islam and Muslims, Sayyid Abdul Aziz al-Hakim (sanctify his soul), in his office in Baghdad Saturday, 06.10.2016.

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Iraq had absorbed the shock of Iraq, and today is defending world and humanity

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His eminence indicated Iraq has absorbed the shock of terrorism and regained the lead, stressing that the Iraqis are in the trenches of war on the fronts not only for the liberation of their soil and their people, but in defense of the whole world in front of the worst criminal gang masked with religion during the modern era, indicating that our sons in the armed forces and the popular forces and sons of the tribes are fiercely fighting and holding beliefs and faith in this nation and its right to live in peace, considering the war on ISIS terrorism are difficult war and its trenches overlapping, and mobile bases, indicating the keenness of the Iraqi security forces and the popular forces to fight a clean war despite the filth of the enemy that lack any human or religious or moral values , noting that the enemy uses civilians as human shields and this require more attention to deal with any information and follow up on any error in order to be processed immediately, because the battle is a military, political and societal at the same time, mistakes and irregularities may occur, but must not go unpunished in a firm and deterrent manner, stressing not to distort the sacrifices of the Mujahideen who had colored the soil with their blood for liberating Fallujah.

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Aziz Al-Iraq believes in the peoples’ right of coexisting

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His Eminence said that the annual memorial of Aziz Al-Iraq passes us as we are in the restoration of victories again, our fight for existence against the terrorism entered its critical phase and we are now one step away from the final victory, noting that he (Aziz Al-Iraq ) is one of the great leaders who had the enough courage to making a lasting peace after a difficult and painful triumph, pointing to Aziz Al-Iraq’s belief that the people are entitled of coexistence based on equality in rights and duties and the ability of these people to produce consensual formulas to build a nation able of accepting all, pointing out his full knowledge of the difference between the two phrases the country for the people and the people for the country and he chose the path of the country for the people, an oppressed and persecuted people that greatly suffered in the ancient and modern history, noting that he had worked, since the first moments of the new Iraq birth, to adopt the principle of spaces for all and each components in the homeland, adding, \"but unfortunately there were no many people that understood the principle of spaces that Aziz Al-Iraq is thinking by,\" attributing the cause of the central authority solidity and deep-rootedness in the collective conscience of Iraqi society, whether they are a elites or common people (recalling that Iraqis have suffered so much from the central abhorrent iron centralization, yet they glorified it ), because the people did not distinguish between the state’s centralization and the country’s centralization, adding that understanding the difference between the state’s centralization and the country’s centralization was an advantage unique to Aziz Al-Iraq, describing Aziz Al-Iraq of having insights and visions and well aware that the Iraq of freedom and democracy will not be close once so ever to the Iraq of dictatorship and tyranny.

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Aziz Al-Iraq fought for decentralization of the state and centralization of the country

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His eminence indicated that the difference between Sayyid Abdul Aziz al-Hakim’s (sanctify his soul) understanding and others understanding to democracy by saying \"Some people had understood that democracy merely the voting boxes while Aziz Al-Iraq understood that democracy is reshape the decentralization of Iraqi state in the centralization of Iraqi homeland,\" reminding of his fight in order to establish the concept of the centralization of the country while others were fighting for concentration the concept of the centralized state, indicating that the major distinction between the two concepts is a biggest dilemma and a fateful challenge facing Iraq, an most of the failures of Iraq in political , authoritarianism and service aspects are generated because of not addressing this critical articular in Iraq’s post-dictatorship phase.

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In another approach of Aziz Al-Iraq methods in political action for the Iraq’s post-dictatorship phase, his eminence stated that the late Aziz Al-Iraq worked diligently to keep Iraq from engaging in the policy of politically hot axes, citing his awareness of that Iraq has a long time to recover from the political and social wounds, and if entering in the hot axes lines will lead to an increased political and public polarization in the country and the state is still groping its way towards democracy and the climate of freedom still lacks and borders and controls,

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Plus his awareness to that the new national identity is still incomplete in the mentality of both the political elites and masses alike, noting that it is in this sense he worked to find mutual understandings between the international and regional powers on the Iraqi soil, even if minimal, and per the political realism limits, describing the task Aziz Al-Iraq at that time of being closer to be impossible in a phase filled with uncertainties and mistrust from various parties, adding the international and regional presence at its peak while the nascent Iraqi state was devoid of national sovereignty and political eligibility, pointing out that he (sanctify his soul) took a critical decision that Iraq is to be away from the polarization even at the minimum and he did not often stop before the preconceptions and red lines, and he used a straight forward, confident and courageous Iraqi language in defending the interests and the future of Iraq, and he was able to create political rules of engagement among various Iraqi sides putting in consideration the Iraqi character.

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  He (sanctify his soul) wanted Iraq to be an area of understandings and not an area for intersections

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His Eminence stated that the vision of Aziz Al-Iraq (sanctify his soul) in respect of Iraq\'s regional and international relations is stemmed from the nature of Iraq’s sectarian, ethnical and political differences, knowing that he did not deal with this barbed issue from his personal point of view , but handled it from the perspective of what Iraq needs at that point, indicating that he was aware that the self-Trucial Iraq firstly and with neighboring countries Secondly, the international community Thirdly, is the Iraq which can build its democratic experience with confidence and deliberation and invest the regional and international interest in the Iraq’s potentials in a positive and constructive way, and to be an area of understandings and not an area for intersections, referring to the depth of his insight that any regional or international intersections in Iraq’s arena will reflect negatively on the Iraqi patriotic state and on the Iraqi political performance, stressing to review the political approach that Aziz Al-Iraq had believed in and had work on, to remind ourselves of the hard rugged roads experienced by our leaders yet they were able to overcome them in conditions that were almost impossible, noting that Aziz Al-Iraq ‘s success give us hope and strengthens our will in the face of the crucial challenges we are dealing with now, in our present, and that this method of thinking and dedicated political action shows us that the great counties need great leaders who are thinking about the future, not stalling by the past only to extract lessons and examples.

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Aziz Al-Iraq (sanctify his soul) has an integrated vision that combines realism and ambition

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المترجم الجديد, [١٢.٠٦.١٦ ١٣:٣٥]

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His Eminence indicated that Aziz Al-Iraq was moving within an integrated vision that combines realism and ambition, and a mix between challenges and opportunities, and his vision is based on a deep understanding of the roots of the Iraqi problem and the flaws in the foundations of the Iraqi state’s structure in its modern history, noting that one of the other important themes that Aziz Al-Iraq (sanctify his soul) worked on consciously and perseverance, is the core of building the Shiite house as part of building the patriotic house, plus his perception that being keen in building a Shiite house leads to isolation and alienation and weaken the national situation, but his eminence believed that strength of homeland is of the strength of its components, and that the strength and unity of the national decision stems from the strength and unity of decisions made by the components that live in this country, pointing to his apprehensive and realistic handling and him being aware that the weakness and fragmentation in the Shiite decision will reflect weakness and fragmentation in the broader national decision, adding to his knowledge of where sectarian boundaries end at and where borders of the patriotism begin, and he worked on the founding of the largest alliance of the Shiite’s powers, and then worked on texturing a centralized alliances in the national arena, explaining that he believed in the term of (Interim) to reach the required state of patriotism, and that the political powers need time to connect the political powers with full political awareness, and make the masses to reach a level of full understanding of democracy and the mechanisms of its tools and the controls of political freedom.