Sayyid Ammar Al-Hakim, chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, confirmed that his visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran is to discuss the political and security situation in Iraq and the region with the Iranian leaders and the great religious authorities, indicating that liberation of Fallujah was a major victory in terms of security and serve as a new stage in terms of quality of the fight against terrorism, a good leap in the path showing improvement in the security situation in Iraq.

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This took place in a press conference held by his eminence in Qom Monday, 11/07/2016.

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Eminence talked about the topic of liberating Mosul, describing the Battle of Mosul as major operations, noting that the efforts being made in this path aims to eliminated the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq.

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In respect of the recent security incidents in Iraq, his eminence indicated that the security events in Karrada and other points in Baghdad were very tragic, but at the same time the security conditions are improving, and we are proud that we are working to eliminate the hotbeds of terrorism, pointing that everyone are convinced of the political process that is handled by various sects, at which will give an important opportunity to work together on eliminating the terrorists in light of unity and cohesion, expressing the desire of Iraqi people and government to develop relations with the neighboring countries and especially the Islamic Republic of Iran.