<font size="4"><span style="color:#000000;">President Saleh: We want to adopt a balanced regional policy with the slogan "Iraq first"<br>2/27/2019<br></span></font><strong style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(10, 10, 10); font-family: Tahoma, arial; text-align: justify;"><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box;"><font style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: inherit;"><font size="4"><span style="color:#000000;"><font style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: inherit;">The President of the Republic, Barham Saleh, stressed that the victory over the terrorist gangs was not easy, pointing out that the battle was difficult, in which Iraq paid a heavy price and suffered its components from this terrible ordeal, where the Iraqis of all sects achieved a major victory.<br><br>&nbsp;</font><font style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: inherit;">"Reforming the situation in Iraq will be important, and I mean initiating major political initiatives to make sure that our components are fully represented," Salih said at a lecture at the French Institute for International Relations, on the sidelines of his visit to Paris, which he recently concluded. <br><br>In our system and promote reconciliation and the gathering of moderates across Iraq in the face of extremists, this process will be primarily an Iraqi operation. "<br><br>&nbsp;</font><font style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: inherit;">"There is a transition to power despite differences in Baghdad, and although the difficulties in Iraq are great, relations between Baghdad and Erbil have improved considerably," the president said.<br><br>&nbsp;</font><font style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: inherit;">He expressed his hope that "building a positive atmosphere with the new government so that it can address some of the constitutional requirements to put this relationship in the framework of a permanent solution,"<br><br> stressing that "the Iraqis and after four decades of wars, sanctions, terrorism and isolation reached a conclusion (this is enough) Iraq must be a conflict zone where it must be where the interests of our neighbors converge. <br><br>"&nbsp;</font></span></font><font style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; outline: none; list-style: none; border: 0px none; box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: inherit;"><font size="4"><span style="color:#000000;">The President Saleh "his desire and the Prime Minister and the Iraqi government to pursue a balanced regional policy, the motto is certainly (Iraq first)."</span></font><br><br>https://mangish.net/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B1%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%B3-%D8%B5%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD-%D9%86%D8%B1%D8%BA%D8%A8-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%AA%D9%87%D8%A7%D8%AC-%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%A9-%D8%A5%D9%82%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D9%8A/</font></font></p></strong>