On Sunday, April 17, 2022, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with the National Security Adviser Mr. Qassem Al-Araji. The meeting took place at Al-Salam Palace in Baghdad.
During the meeting, security and politics-related matters in Iraq were discussed.
President Salih and Mr. Al-Araji spoke about the need to support the efforts undertaken by the Iraqi security and intelligence services. They emphasized the need to prevent any efforts aiming at instability or insecurity in the country.
Security gains should be maintained and enhanced, President Salih said, while the ongoing war against the last remaining cells of the terrorist should be continued, with a focus on the need to address the security flaws.
Furthermore, the President hailed the Iraqi state authority’s efforts while working on enforcing the law, protecting citizens’ security, combating terrorism, and arresting a number of ISIS’s leaders. Compromise should not be made in fighting against terrorism and extremism, he added.