Dr. Shahkwan Abdullah on the anniversary of the fall of the dictator: The constitution must be resorted to to resolve political differences and problems, build a state of citizenship, impose law on everyone and strengthen the pillars of democracy.

Today, Saturday, the ninth of April, the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, recalled the fall of the buried Baath and the change of the regime in Iraq in 2003. On this occasion, His Sovereignty expressed his regret at the existence of central dictatorial mentalities so far that have a desire to administer power in the country and return to the policy of marginalization and exclusion of partners in the country, And depriving the constitutional rights of the components of the people, referring at the same time to those who failed to manage the country, who criticized the constitution despite their failure to implement its articles and provisions. The Deputy Speaker indicated that the federal system has not been implemented to this day, which is the guarantee of Iraq’s unity and stability, There are more than 50 articles in the constitution that have been violated, which led to the imbalance in our political system and created problems and crises, He indicated that these dictatorial mentalities have become a threat to the country’s future.

The Deputy Speaker of the Council demanded in this issued statement, “The constitution must be resorted to to resolve political differences and problems, build a state of citizenship, Imposing the law on everyone and strengthening the pillars of democracy”, He stressed the need to unify the efforts and endeavors of the political forces and national parties to preserve the democratic experience and the federal system in Iraq and in a purely patriotic spirit in order to overcome ordeal and crises, Fighting terrorism and corruption, combating epidemics, and advancing the wheel of reconstruction, construction and prosperity to ensure a better future for our coming generations.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Saturday 9 April 2022