Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim has stressed the importance of sitting and holding a dialogue to discuss the problems and demands of the Iraqi people instead of being strict, rallying and crisscrossing, emphasizing his continuous keenness about communication with the political leaders in order to calm matters down and return to the table of dialogue and negotiations.
This came up when His Eminence received the envoy of the United Nations to Iraq, Martin Coppler, on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at his Baghdad office.
His Eminence called for the need to restore and strengthen the trust among the political leaderships and groups in the country, explaining that there are real opportunities to avoid the escalation of the present political crisis and finding pleasing solutions despite their complexities, expressing appreciation of the United Nations’ role in containing the current crisis by staying in touch with all political groups in the country.
On his part, the U.N. envoy pointed out to the United Nations making contacts and consultations with various political contenders in Iraq, calling on everyone to adopt a constructive and productive dialogue among all Iraqi groups, stressing the necessity of respecting human rights and solving the present crisis peacefully as well as addressing the legitimate demands.