Sadr is considered that the Baghdad summit strengthening of the role of Iraq and the Arab Regional
Monday, March 19 / March 2012 18:04
Regarded the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, Sunday, that holding the Arab summit in Baghdad, enhance the status of the country, regional, Arab, emphasizing that they have fallen dramatically over the last three decades, as pointed out that what is witnessed in the Arab countries is a cause of changes in the approval of the importance of the role of Iraq.
He said Sadr's spokesman Salah al-Obeidi said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "holding the Arab summit and the meeting of Arab leaders in Baghdad is to enhance the role of Iraq's regional and restoration of the Arab role," noting that "Iraq's role in the region dropped significantly over the last three decades because of the policies catastrophic by the oldest of the former regime and negative attitudes taken by the Arab States of the change in Iraq after 2003. "
Obeidi said that "some Arabs wanted Iraq to be a country of the fourth degree of the Arab League and does not play an influential role in which," asserting that "the summit in Iraq will make it on an equal footing with other Arab states and frustrate the schemes designed to remove him from the area of influence."
He said al-Obeidi that "Arab countries have witnessed the phenomenon of Arab spring is the reason for the endorsement of the importance of the role of Iraq," saying they "were considered what is happening in Iraq, the situation is unstable and controversial debates and strange."
The al-Obeidi that "many Arab countries are going through as passed by Iraq's instability and turmoil and controversy so they see today what happened when that is normal because it is in their own countries," adding that "Iraq can play an important role in the region in the foreseeable future." .
Preparing Baghdad to receive the Arab heads of state and their delegations at the time of the ordinary summit of the 23 which will be held in Iraq in the 29 of March current, after it was scheduled to be held in March 2011, but postponed at the request of Iraq after the consensus Arab member states in view of the Arab reality " new and inappropriate "caused by the revolutions which was then in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Tunisia and Syria.
The Arab summit in the Iraqi capital Baghdad international event larger, organized by the country since 2003, accounting for the Municipality of Baghdad for the committee to create and insurance requirements for the Conference of the Arab summit and to provide insights, ideas, and the preparations necessary to improve and develop the interface construction of the city, commensurate with its history and its place in coordination with the ministries and agencies competent, has announced at the end of the month of January last, that the entire preparations for the summit is now Closed 100%.
It is noteworthy that Iraq has hosted the Arab summit twice, to hold it the ninth Summit in 1978, that decided to boycott companies and organizations operating in Egypt that deal directly with Israel and not to approve the Camp David and the suspension of Egypt's membership in the university and transfer its Secretariat to Tunisia, as well as convening the summit of the 12 in 1990 which has seen a sharp tensions between Iraq and Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates broke evacuated the second Gulf War.
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