Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, deplored on some Arab satellite channels to describe the Popular Mobilization Forces as a sectarian militia, emphasizing the presence of a political, logistical and media cover and support for cliques of Daesh, and some Arab satellite channels defends Daesh and market for Daesh crimes, and other channels are platforms for Daesh ideology.

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This took place during his eminence\'s meeting with a number of elite writers and poets who were awarded the Uyoun Award Wednesday, 21/12/2016.

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His eminence urged to start awards\' festivals for innovative characters while they are still alive and not as it is common to honor them and remember them after they leave us.

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Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim emphasized on the important and essential role of artists in society and in leading the society, and purposeful art represents a great message and its mission is essential and not secondary as others\' depicts.

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Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim praised the victories achieved by the Iraqi military forces in the We Are Coming, Nineveh operations and anticipated the likelihood of announcing a great victory and the retaking of all the cities of Nineveh province in the near future, stating that the delay in ending the battle in Mosul is for humanitarian causes fearing of harming innocent people.

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His Eminence stated that the National Iraqi Alliance and as a senior contributor in the country, presented a project for national settlement coinciding with the near annihilation of the terrorist cliques of Daesh, the project will include all Iraqi people, a project of understanding between the people of one country, to stop the bloodshed and to avoid civil war and fracture, stressing that \"we made a decision not to shake hands with criminal gangs and Daesh.\"

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Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim pointed out that the National Settlement Bill has received a board support by neighboring countries, pointing out willingness to shake hands and embrace the sons of the homeland and partners to maintain a one unified Iraq from being lost, divided and fractured .