Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said Iraq has managed to “spare the region from the effects of a war that may be devastating for Iraq and the region”.
“We succeeded in taming the atmosphere regionally, and our international relations succeeded in bringing our views closer and sparing the region from the effects of a war that, God forbid, may be devastating for Iraq and the region,” Al-Kadhimi said on Thursday during a cabinet session.
“We worked hard to protect our people from the Corona epidemic, even though this crisis is a crisis.” We have provided the best vaccines to the Iraqi people, and we are still continuing to hire the best companies to work in this field.”
“The government worked in the field of energy, and for the first time, we worked to rely on clean energy, and we changed the name of the ministry to the Ministry of Electricity and Alternative Energy, and we signed many contracts with companies interested in alternative energy and clean energy such as solar energy, in order to be an opportunity to comply with the changes of the times.”.
He continued “Yes, there were some challenges that we did not succeed in, because of economic conditions, and because of political conditions, and we will certainly re-address these matters in the future, and we will present a paper to the next government on the procedures that can benefit from our experience that pertains to some of the difficult challenges that We went through it and the failures we diagnosed, in order to cross to safety.”
On the relationship between the center and the region, Al-Kadhimi said “Our relationship with the Kurdistan region of Iraq during this government was the best since 2003, and we are proud of this relationship. The tensions were few and we had many interpretations, and thank God, through dialogue and building elements of trust, we succeeded in crossing this tense relationship with the best possible.”
The Prime Minister addressed the Iraqi people, saying “I say to all the honorable Iraqi people, we need to secure the future by believing in belonging only to Iraq.”