BAGHDAD Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Reform and Reconstruction Alliance discussed with the British ambassador to Iraq, Jon Wilks the political developments in Iraq and the region as well as the relations between Iraq and Britain and the Iraqi openness to its Arab and regional environment.
Al-Hakim, during his meeting with the British ambassador in his office on Wednesday evening, stressed "The importance of Iraq to be linked to positive relations on the basis of common interests with neighboring countries and the region and the world, including the United Kingdom, noting that Iraq is open to everyone and strive to leave the previous phase and meet with everyone on the basis of common interests.
Al-Hakim said that the visit of international delegations to Iraq is proof of the recovery of Iraq and the positive treatment of the countries of the world with the changes witnessed in Iraq, stressing the need to activate the investment and reconstruction of cities, calling on the international community to assume its responsibilities in the reconstruction of cities and the return of displaced people. Added that "The priorities of the next phase lie in services and job opportunities and the fight against corruption. "
He stressed the need to complete the government cabinet to enable the government to implement its service and development program, pointing to the need to assign competent and impartial characters and able to manage the remaining ministries.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency