Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, called for a decisive position facing intellectual, rhetorical and behavioral extremism, warning misleading speech that is more dangerous and poisonous to society more than car bombs and explosive belts, his eminence stressed the importance of setting laws that address extremist discourse that cause conflicts among people.\r\n
This took place at Dewan of Baghdad for Iraqi tribes’ elders and figures, in his office in Baghdad Saturday, 25.02.2017.\r\n
His eminence considered the unity of Iraqis in all aspects the key to solve all problems, refusing that some are solely acting to define the fate of Iraq, or define the fate of a specific category or component, describing Iraq as the most and only optimal grounds that has the right to hold meetings to discuss the Iraqi crisis, talking to the organizers of such meetings, \"Had we received anyone of the neighboring countries who asked for our consultation in a matter of theirs?! So why you are traveling the world carrying the Iraqi concerns to countries that seeks its own interests out of the Iraqi issues. \"\r\n
Head of the National Iraqi Alliance demanded to make the election box a criteria to reward or punish, noting that the public has the absolute right to punish anyone who uses sectarian speech-making for political gain, pointing to the need to be aware that the flow of terrorism and infiltration of pathways to Iraq shows without doubt the magnitude of political and logistical cover for terrorism, stressing that the regaining the people is capable of fortifying the community in case of terrorism return, reiterating his view that terrorism is not only a security crisis, but a security and political crisis with regional and international influences that have negative readings to the products of the new Iraq, pointing out that in 2017 is a crucial year and much like in 2003, which witnessed the demise of dictatorship, and the year 2017 will be a year to stabilize democracy, and tribal leaders bears the responsibility to address the sectarian speech-making and vote for moderation to create a moderate environment and society.