The President Barham Salih confirmed today that Iraq does not want to be a stage to any aggressive action against any of its neighbors, including Iran.
Salih showed during an interview with CNN that it’s easy to begin a war, but it’s so difficult to finish it.
When asked about the mission of the US forces in Iraq, the President replied that Iraqi Government issued a clear statement explaining the presence of the US forces and the coalition forces in Iraq is based on a call from the Iraqi authorities to fulfill a precise target, which is fighting ISIS.
Salih proceeded by saying: “Saddam Hussein was a unique dictator who committed genocides and engaged in aggressive attacks across the region, and represented a direct threat on his own people, and my generation witnessed all that, and Iraqis were eager to have a real change.”
Saleh Abdullah, Minister of Industry and Minerals, opened a factory of asphalt coatings in Anbar province, which is considred the first industrial project there after liberating the province, INA's correspondent said.