President Salih: We Must Be Inspired By The Memory Of Hussein’s Martyrdom As A Way To Achieve Real Reform

Baghdad / NINA / – The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, called for inspiring a way to implement real reform from the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him.

In a televised speech, President Salih offered his condolences to the Arab and Islamic nations and the Iraqi people, on the occasion of Ashura and the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his pure family, peace be upon them, stressing: “The epic of Ashura crossed the limits of time and place, with its exploits.”

He added “We must not underestimate the size of the challenges surrounding the electoral process, and we must deal seriously with the existing concerns through a national dialogue to reassure Iraqis and close the loopholes in the electoral process.”

He added: “The elections should be the peaceful path to change and reform and to get the country out of its accumulated crises, and this will not be achieved without the free will of the Iraqis away from all guardianships, interference or manipulation, as the people are the source of authority and the basis of governance.” / End

Source: National Iraqi News Agency