Haider al-Abadi Quotes.
If Syria disintegrates, God forbid, the whole area will be under threat.
Iraq is fighting a war against terrorism. We are trying our best to fight them. We are trying our best to fight outlaws in our country.
People are calling on me to put corrupt people into prison. Where do you start?
My role is not to cover up for the crimes of others.
Iraq deals with the United States regardless of who is in the White House.
It’s very important to follow up after the defeat of Daesh militarily. It’s not in our interests, nor in the interests of other countries in the region, for them to regroup again.
We respect the will of our citizens, whether they are Kurds or Arabs or Turkmen, but will not allow an illegal and unconstitutional procedure done under the threat of weapons to yield results.
It’s not in our interest, nor in the interest of other countries in the region, for terrorists to regroup again.
We cannot stop senseless violence without the rule of law and security forces that represent and respect every segment of society.
Many of our forces collapsed when Daesh rolled into Iraq.
We cannot afford to fight our neighbor, even if we disagree on many things.
We succeeded in fighting terrorism – we will succeed in reconstruction.
All border crossings in and out of Iraq must be under the exclusive control of the federal state.
I was elected prime minister in 2014 under incredibly difficult circumstances: A third of the country was overrun by terrorists, the economy was struggling, people were divided by sectarianism, and relations with the wider world were strained.
The Iraqi people will not allow any country to take possession of their own resources.
We can make sacrifices to fight Islamic State, but the international coalition has to support us.
2016 is the year of eliminating corruption.
Corruption is a disease, and sometimes it’s institutionalized. It takes years to remove it. But I want to remove it.
No effort for autonomy or self-rule can succeed if it is approached illegally.
Peace has to be solved equally.
I think Mr. Trump is a pragmatic man; he is a businessman.
The role of the government is not to solve religious or sectarian or ethnic problems. These are age-old. I don’t think any government of the day can solve all differences. But the government of the day can deliver to our citizens and show our citizens that they are equal in front of the law.
Our government strives to create an independent and impartial judiciary that applies the law without bias or favoritism. And we are incorporating into our security forces all Iraqis who have taken up arms to defend their families and communities.
As prime minister of Iraq, I am required to act in accordance with the Constitution to protect all of the Iraqi people and to keep our country united.