Head of the National Iraqi Alliance, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, stated that the call and work for a trans-components (unbiased) political bloc commensurate with the nature of the current phase and challenges, indicated that the current time requires this approach, but it does not mean that the previous proposals were wrong but were consistent with the nature of that stage at that time, pointed out that the big political lists when they were assembled aimed to reassure everyone considering that everyone were overwhelmed with fear during a certain time in 2003, some feared the past and others feared the future of the democratic equation. His eminence indicated that the trans-component bloc has a long journey ahead, but it is a step to create a new climate on the long road of a thousand miles.\r\n
This was during his eminence speech at the Dewan of Baghdad for Political and Academic elites in his office in Baghdad Saturday 19/8/2017\r\n
His eminence stressed the importance of trust in God and in Iraq, called for reading the transformations and openness to Iraq, which had become obvious after sensing the strength of Iraq and its position after the victory over Daesh and turning all the challenges into opportunities, stressed the importance of developmental solutions and investing of the state of cohesion that Iraqis showed during the defense of their soil and cities .\r\n
Regarding the referendum planned to be held in the Kurdistan region, his eminence affirmed that conducting the referendum will create consequences and problems on Kurdistan region, on Iraq and the region, pointed to the existence of legal and constitutional issues related to the constitutional right, the organizational aspects and the law on which the referendum is built, and that solutions are possible and there is still a chance for settlement and building a state of institutions and the state of citizenship that preserves rights, his eminence expressed his conviction to solve all the problems in one basket, to take from and give into.\r\n
Regarding the Al-Hikma National Movement, His eminence stated: \"The problem was not a problem of generations, but in implementation mechanism and reading the challenges. The Islamic Supreme Council will remain the closest to us and there is no dispute between us on principles and standards.\" For that his eminence cited good acceptance to the Al-Hikma National Movement and large numbers of applications to join the movement. His eminence indicated that the upcoming elections are critical to consolidate democracy and that the Al-Hikma National Movement does not think of votes and parliament seats as much as thinking of succeeding in creating a new atmosphere in the political process.\r\n
Regarding the elections, his eminence indicated that the election law encourages merging lists and facilitates options for citizens and prevents the unaccepted quotas, described the big number of heads unhealthy as it hinders producing a strong government and often subject to positions demands in order to gain support.