Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, asked the leaders of the alliance to start the procedures of selecting future presidency, indicating that the National Iraqi Alliance has been recently able to perform his duty, despite many of dissonances and distortions, to bring the ship out of recession and guide it towards the right track, pointing out that the current presidency tenure of the alliance is coming to an end, calling the leaders of the alliance to make him a role model presenting exchange of positions and the rotation of the presidency without delay.

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At the celebration of the birth of Imam Ali (peace be upon him) in his eminence office in Baghdad Wednesday 12/4-2017, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim indicated that the National Iraqi Alliance achieved the minimum unity in the Shiite circle and was able to build and activate its institutions in a record time from the first moment of assuming the current presidency, indicating his awareness that the task is fraught with many obstacles and barriers, but \"in a record time the alliance managed to calm many of politics storms of and reduced the political scramble between its components and the national powers.\"

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The national majority not numerical majority

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His eminence described the national majority as the sail that moves the Iraqi ship, stressing its support and adoption of the national majority rather than the numerical majority. The 2018 elections are sensitive and fateful and the phase that Iraq will go through prior the elections, imposes upon its political powers unity for the sake of strategic objectives and principles, and not making Iraq’s critical issues electoral marketing materials among the contestants, stressing that the post-election phase needs political understandings that produce a comfortable national majority capable of leading Iraq to the next phase.

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Reconfiguring the relationship between the center and the region

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Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim called for the reconfiguring the relationship between the region and the center in a more realistic and patriotic manner and preserve the prestige of the federal government that we believe in as well as the rights of the region, warning that tensions and provocations and unstudied movements do not lead to any result but causing a lot of unjustified aggravations, the Iraqi people in the region has been suffering for a while from lack of salaries and reduce subsidies and stagnation of economic situation and internal problems that must be resolved by harmony and congruence, and benefit from the great and difficult experiences of Kurds over dozens of years, expressing confidence in Mr. Massud Barzani and his brethren Kurdish leaders to reach the stage of internal stability, which will reflect on the stability of the relationship between the center and the region, and confidence in the leadership of the Kurdistan Region, which understands that some irresponsible actions do not serve Kurdish rights and do not protect the national unity of Iraq, calling on everyone to be able to handle the historical responsibility and to be very keen to move away from populist and unstudied decisions, the relationship between the center, the region and the provinces is the foundation of building a free democratic federal Iraq.

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Zeroing problems and the National Settlement

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His eminence reiterated his call to zero the existing problems and launch a comprehensive National settlement, naming is not important, but the content is, there are those who call it a community settlement and let it be the first step in national settlement, noting that the currently existing international situation will arrange positions depending on the national situation in Iraq, international conviction in Iraq the homeland and the state will not continue, if the international community become certain that the Iraqis themselves do not believe in solutions that lead them to build their just state and the protect their homeland, explaining by saying, \"many have tried to avoid presenting the national settlement project, although everyone knows it in depth it is the only beginning that take us to the safe haven\", calling on everyone to realize that the real leaders are who present big projects regardless of its acceptance or controversy raised around it.

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The great victory is achieved by trusting God and the will of the people

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His eminence stated that the victory would not have been achieved without trusting God and the will that fills the hearts of our people, noting that many tried to plant frustration and almost in a number of situations they were almost reaching their goal, adding \"but our people have a spirit of victory and high ambition and bear all pressures and faced all challenges, and our sons won today on the battlefronts, glorifying the finest feats and offer the world a lesson of steadfastness and victory in the most difficult circumstances\", describing heroes in the armed forces, the federal police, the popular mobilization forces, tribal forces and Peshmerga they bring pride, dignity and honor, who made great sacrifices and stood up and won, and proved that the Iraq is still prolific, and that men are born from the womb of attitudes, their positions were at the summit of pride, honor and dignity.

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Respect for the brotherly and friendly countries to Iraq

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His eminence called on everyone to sense the real dangers faced by Iraq and the need to exercise freedom with high degree of awareness and responsibility, saying “Freedom must not be undisciplined and irresponsible, or it will create conflicts and break up the national unity and community, everyone should realize that his freedom stands at the borders of the freedom of others and not compromising their dignity \", stressing the need to respect all political powers and respect the brotherly and friendly countries to Iraq, especially countries that stood and supported the homeland at a time of distress, indicating that mottos of aggressive prejudice do not express a political position as much as expressing a status of lack political insight, the violent and undisciplined reactions outside the state frameworks reflect a state of political chaos, stressing that \"the fate of the country and the future of the state needs making decisive positions and not narrowmindedness, outbidding, trade-offs and amateur policy.\"

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No to chemical weapons

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His eminence considered the use of weapons of mass destruction and killing children with chemical gas a criminal act, reminded Iraqis that through the tyrant dictator had suffered of this weapon, and they are the most people in the region knowing the extent of the suffering caused by the use of such illegal weapons and does not distinguish between fighter and child, calling to form an international investigation committee to find out the real source of these weapons and those who used it so as not to escape the grip of justice amid the chaos of the existing war, stressing that the violent reactions and accusations and introduction of previous punitive measures without investigation and scrutiny will contribute to complicate the Syrian situation that is already complex, the important thing is to focus on finding a political solution that will spare the Syrian people more blood and suffering.