Iraqi President Meets Awakening Leaders


On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with top leaders of Awakening. The meeting took place at Al-Salam Palace in Baghdad.
Over all security situations in the country were discussed. Participants in the meeting agreed how important it was to maintain victory achieved against terrorist, and it must never be wasted, while emphasizing the need to continue the fight against terrorism and working to prevent the sleeper cells of ISIS from regrouping themselves and undermining security and stability in some parts of Iraq.
President Salih commended the major role played by the Awakening to support Iraqi security forces, protect citizens and ensure security and stability.
Meeting placed emphasis on the need to overcome the barriers and problems faced by the Awakening. The discussion at the meeting highlighted that the members and the groups of Iraqi Awakening should be supported, and their rights must be fully guaranteed. Those in the meeting agreed upon the need to pay attention to the families of persons killed or wounded in action for their ultimate sacrifices made to bring about security and stability in Iraqi cities.