The Presidency of the Republic issues a statement to marks the second anniversary of the victory leaders' martyrdom

  • 3-01-2022, 12:00
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    The Presidency of the Republic issued today, Monday, a statement on the second anniversary of the martyrdom of the victory leaders, while stressing the need to consolidate the national ranks to preserve social peace.
    The President of the Republic said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "On the second anniversary of the martyrdom of the leaders of victory, the deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Forces, Hajj Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, and the great Iranian leader, Hajj Qassem Soleimani, we remember with honor the brave stand of the two heroes and their response in the difficult circumstances ,and their bravery to defeat the most brutal attack that ISIS embodied with its malicious plans, sacrificing their precious souls to protect the holy land from the desecration of the dark terrorists".
    The statement added, "The Iraqis, with their solid will and valor of the armed forces from the army, police, the Popular Mobilization Forces, the Peshmerga, and the Counter-Terrorism Service, and the fatwa of sufficiency  jihad by the supreme reference, Grand Ayatollah His Eminence Sayyid Ali al-Sistani (may the Almighty prolong his life)and with the support and backing of neighbors, friends and the international coalition, broke the thorn of terrorism, defeating ISIS and protecting the region and the world from its evils.”
    He pointed out that "Today, as we are witnessing the convening  of the new parliament and forming a new government, we stress the need to unite the national ranks in order to preserve community peace and block the way for the remnants of terrorism to tamper with our security and stability, in fulfillment of the blood that was shed in order to protect the country, its sovereignty and dignity, continuing the path of reform and consolidating the foundations of good governance and state’s authority with full sovereignty, for an independent, stable, secure and sovereign Iraq represents the interest of the Iraqis, and the entire region that has been exhausted by conflicts".
    And he indicated that "The peoples and countries of the region still face great common challenges, which require exerting more efforts to defuse the existing crises, prevent escalation, reduce tensions and make the the language of dialogue and convergence triumph, and move towards frameworks of cooperation that prevail in trust and take into account the common interests of the peoples of the region who have suffered from the scourge of wars and conflicts for decades, It is time to put the end for all that."