Saleh: We are determined to have a fully sovereign state, and we call for solidarity and fight against terrorism

Saleh: We are determined to have a fully sovereign state, and we call for solidarity and fight against terrorism

10/24/2020 10:54:53

Saleh - We are determined to have a fully sovereign state and we call for solidarity and fight against terrorism{Baghdad: Al Furat News} The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, congratulated the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, stressing that Iraq is determined on a fully sovereign state, and we call for the need for international solidarity to combat terrorism and corruption
In a letter sent to the Secretary-General, Saleh indicated that the world today is facing the threat of Covid 19 with all its health, economic and social repercussions, which confirms the importance of international solidarity to face the challenges, noting that “the world is facing great challenges, the most prominent of which is terrorism, stressing the need to continue the international effort. To combat it and eliminate its sources of financing, by combating corruption as it is the political economy of violence and terrorism. ”
He pointed out that“ Iraq stands in support of the values ​​and principles that the United Nations holds in order to establish global peace, reduce tensions, prevent conflicts, and protect human rights, with the importance of overcoming the failures that have accompanied The work of the organization, and emphasizing the pivotal role it plays in unifying the interests of its member states.
The President of the Republic affirmed that Iraq is looking forward to continued international support for the Iraqi people in the face of challenges, pointing out that the upcoming elections require ensuring their integrity and achieving the free will of the citizens away from fraud and manipulation.

The following is the text of the speech:
“Your Excellency, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres ..
I extend to you and all the employees of the United Nations Organization of the Whole of Our World today my warmest congratulations on the seventy-fifth anniversary of its founding.
Today, Iraq, which is one of the founding countries, stands in support of the values ​​and principles it holds. The United Nations is aimed at establishing world peace and engaging in dialogues in order to reduce tensions, prevent conflicts, and protect human rights.
At the same time, it stresses the pivotal role that the organization plays in uniting the interests of its member states and consolidating efforts together towards achieving common goals serving the peoples of the world. Collect.
In these difficult times, as the world is facing Covid 19 with all its health, economic and social repercussions, perhaps it is an occasion that calls for reminding us of the importance of international solidarity to face the challenges together and the positive role that United Nations organizations play in facing this epidemic.
Today, the world faces other challenges, on top of which is terrorism, and Iraq had a bitter experience with it, but through the concerted forces of the people and the security services of all their formations and the support of allies and friends, they dealt a fatal blow to ISIS, but the war against terrorism is still ongoing, and the international effort should continue. To fight it and eliminate its sources of financing, by combating corruption as the political economy of violence and terrorism, and today Iraq is moving towards fighting corruption, recovering its stolen money and pursuing the corrupt.
We renew our call to the United Nations and the international community to continue supporting the Iraqi people in the face of challenges, as we await the entitlement of the elections that require ensuring their integrity and achieving the free will of the citizens away from fraud and manipulation. We are moving towards a promising future in which citizens will be able to enjoy the wealth of their country through good governance, a solid state and full sovereignty, which makes the country a meeting point for the common interests of peoples in the region and the world, not an arena for settling the accounts of others.
We renew our congratulations to the United Nations on its seventy-fifth anniversary, and we remember with reverence the departure of the former representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Iraq, Sergio Demelo, who was hit by terrorism, as well as the many United Nations personnel who sacrificed their lives side by side with Iraqis in the face of difficulties, as it was a solid will More powerful than the terror plots in the Nile than continuing to work for freedom.

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