Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, said al Abadi-led government is serious in ending the conflicts between the Kurdistan Region and the central government in Baghdad. This came during a meeting held on Monday, September 22, 2014, between his Eminence and the representatives of the Kurdish political parties and entities in Erbil.
His Eminence reminded that the current political situation inspires assurance and shows an important ease in the political problems that governed the relation between the region and the center throughout the last period, explaining that the current government represents all the components of the country and reflects a serious intention by all political parties to resolve and put an end to the crises through their insistence on working them out.
For his part, his Eminence described his meeting with the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan, Mr. Mesud Barzani, as fruitful and successful for the Kurdish forces insist on taking part in the government, while calling Mr. al-Abadi and the Kurdistan region to adopt the zero-crisis principle and raise the "All Are Big Winners" slogan. He also said that everyone must help unwind the political tension to find a way out from the current crises the nation is going through.
For their part, each of the attendee praised the positive role of Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim in resolving the outstanding disagreements between the Kurdistan region and the centre and strengthening the relations between the political parties in a way that serves the political process in Iraq.