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Al-Kazemi: We are investing in the gas that burns and converts our sun's rays into electrical energy

political    Today, 19:34
Baghdad - conscious

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed, today, Wednesday, that

the government is working quickly to invest gas that is burned in oil fields, while referring to efforts to convert strong sunlight into electrical energy.

Al-Kazemi said in an article published in the Foreign Policy magazine and received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA):

"When US President Joe Biden arrives in the Middle East this week, he will reach a region that faces many challenges, such as terrorism, food security, and climate change," noting that

"The Middle East today is a region facing these challenges with a group of leaders seeking to bring about positive change.  He added,

"I will represent a recovering Iraq that stands with greater confidence on the international stage and is stronger than it has been since President Biden's last visit in 2016, or even than it was when we met in the Oval Office last year," noting that

"the United States has a major role in We have supported Iraq over many years, and we are grateful for the help and sacrifices the Americans have made to support us."  He continued,

"Iraq today is drawing its own path, locally, regionally and internationally," explaining that

"US President Biden should realize, after our meeting in Saudi Arabia on Friday, my personal determination, and the determination of the Iraqi people to solve Iraq's problems through Iraqi solutions."  He stressed that

"Iraq is now a multi-party and multi-ethnic constitutional democracy, and

we are still in the protracted process of forming a new government after the elections last fall, as the formation of the government took a long time, and it really raised a feeling of frustration among many inside and outside Iraq," adding,

I am proud of the country’s ability to continue to serve Iraqi citizens, protect our natural resources, and play a leading role in regional initiatives that advance prosperity and security.”  And he stated,

"Nearly two decades have passed since the elections were called, which is a great evidence of the extent to which democracy has been consolidated in Iraq after more than three decades of Saddam's brutal dictatorial rule, and this is a success story that cannot be overlooked," noting that

"the political difficulties that result from the elections It is an example of the confused conditions that democracy sometimes produces."  He stressed,

"the need to consolidate the principles of democracy in Iraqi public life, and to ensure its sustainability in a way that is not limited to the ballot boxes," noting that

"the path towards a successful democracy requires time, will and leadership, and

as we stand on our two feet after the expulsion of ISIS from our land, we are able today to: Looking towards better prospects, our country is no longer a passive member of the international community;

we are now active at the regional and international levels, including the initiative to host the multilateral summit aimed at strengthening regional cooperation and stability.  He pointed out that

"last year, Iraq hosted the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership with the leaders of Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar, Kuwait and Egypt, with the participation of ministers from Turkey, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."  He added,

"The conference discussed security, economic, and environmental issues whose solutions require goodwill, sincere participation, and cooperation between countries, through these and other initiatives, we were able to play a positive role in the region," noting that

"this is evidence of the commitment of my government."

By sparing no effort to achieve stability in our country and the region, and while we seek to de-escalate tensions by bringing the various parties together,

we also strongly support respect for the sovereignty of each country and the need for non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.  He stated that

"Iraq's relationship with the United States has witnessed a change for the better, and while our historical cooperation revolved around security and combating terrorism, the relationship is now expanding to include other no less important societal challenges, such as: economy, energy, climate change, environment, health, and education, and culture".  He continued,

"With progress made by Iraq, the strategic dialogue with the United States has also advanced, and the transition from the American combat role to another broad-minded form has taken place with a deepening of relations outside the security framework," noting that

"our partnerships with the United States Agency for International Development and other American institutions provide us with influential support and technical expertise in our journey to build our country.”  And he indicated that

"the main motive for this growth in the relationship was the Iraqi national need to invest in the repercussions of regional stability, economic development, environmental security, solutions to climate change, and food security," explaining that

"Iraq is located in the hottest regions in the world, and the most affected by climate changes, and became Concern about dust storms, heat waves, drought and lack of water supply is more prevalent among our people than the terrorist threat.”  He stated that

"Iraq remains an important producer of oil at the international level, with huge reserves that are not fully explored, but this our economic artery increases our environmental challenges," pointing out that

"working quickly to invest gas that burns in oil fields, and we want to turn our strong sunlight into Electricity can support the development of our industries, and create jobs for our younger generations.”  He explained that

"Iraq has a lot to offer the region, whether in terms of economic integration, free trade opportunities, or the stability of energy markets." In various forms, including the development of electrical interconnection with our Gulf neighbors, as well as Jordan, the pivotal regional state.  And he indicated,

"We completed at the end of last year the payment of the dues of the State of Kuwait, which resulted from the disastrous invasion carried out by Saddam in 1990," noting that

"there are problems that we need to address, foremost among which is that we Iraqis strengthen the state's authority and control over the proliferation of uncontrolled weapons."  He explained that

"the problem of recovering weapons after they fell into the wrong hands suffered by the most powerful countries; in order to protect their democracies, and addressing them in Iraq will require Iraqi solutions that are sustainable, and require strategic patience inside Iraq and by our partners,"

calling on "the United States and our other international partners to That they look at the Iraqi issue and deal with it from the perspective of the progress we have made, and they should also note the difficulties we are facing.”  He stressed,

"We are strengthening and protecting our pluralistic democracy in the midst of a region full of complexities, compared to the transitions that our long history has witnessed in the Middle East," adding,

"We in Iraq have achieved a lot in a relatively short period."

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