Arab youth leaders participating in the 2nd Arab Summit for Youth, hosted in the capital Baghdad, prominently commended the good status of Iraq and broadly refuted the misinformation about Iraq which give a falsified image about the reality of Iraq that media attempt to depict to the reality of Iraq, attendees when they met Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, in his office in Baghdad Saturday 24-12- 2016, indicated that media broadcasted a false image of the reality of the capital of Iraq, Baghdad, to the extent of drawing in everyone’s minds that the city of Baghdad is a city of death and bombs, and from this point, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim considered this image depicting Iraq, in a deliberate manner and with falsified facts, an additional injustice to other injustices to the Iraqi people, pointing out that talks differ from the truth, no matter how much is spread and promoted, yet it remains unable to change the reality and we have to reveal the facts.

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Not only the reality of Baghdad and knowing the real image about Iraq, additionally the percentage of youth in the Iraqi society and the numbers they represent, were focus of admiration of the Arab youth leaders, at which Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim indicated to the Arab youth leaders that according to the Ministry of Planning, a side dealing with numbers, the percentage of youths under 18 years are 41%, while the Iraqis below 50 years are 90% of the overall populace, making Iraq an optimistic society of youths if properly handled, pointing out that young people are a double-edged weapon, \"either they are fuel to terrorism and extremism and either they a title for harmony, coexistence and acceptance of others and the cultural diversity\", stressing, \"terrorism is not a security occurrence, but it is a multi-dimensioned occurrence that requires intervention in security, ideology, culture, society, development, economic and politics, and an honest constructive dialogue plus a regional and international dialogue.

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His Eminence accounted the importance of regional and international dialogue by saying \"Daesh and terrorism is not merely a security occurrence, but the terrorism is sustained by an agenda, and this is proven by fact of financial and logistic support to terrorist groups, as well as covering these groups in the media, noting that the diversity of Iraq is not an emergency, but it is the reality of a community over thousands of years, diversity of Iraq was a focus of study and growth to the Iraqi society, but the problem is in the actions to stoke diversity and play it for political interests, there is no harm in \"political disagreement, but the bulk of the crisis lies in the search for political gain out of a sectarian or ethnic speech or act here or there”

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The post Mosul phase was the most prominent question among the visitors to Iraq, and here Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim reiterated his conviction of the national settlement as a strategic option stating \"Iraq became immune to terrorism, and stronger to face the challenges, and Iraqis will not accept anything but the comprehensive reassuring project for all, through a comprehensive vision that sets a resolution for all disputes and rejects scenarios that do not serve the interests of Iraq\", noting that the National Iraqi Alliance, as the biggest partner in the political process, made a document for national settlement that received sponsorship and support of the United Nations and based on the vision that Iraqis have today to the post-Daesh phase that \" Iraq\'s future is a bright future \" adding, \" Iraq has been and will remain a root for human civilization, and from here the march of humanity started towards the world\" citing the presence of God\'s prophet Adam, and the Abrahamic journey from southern Iraq toward the Arabian Peninsula and the Levant, hoping that the visit of youth leaders in the next year, will witness a more informed view to the reality of Iraq, in the southern and the northern and western cities of Iraq, after announcing Iraq being clear from Daesh in the near future.