Last quote by Nouri Al-Maliki
Nouri Al-Maliki quotes
Iraq's security forces have shown that they can do the job, in several battles and confrontations that they have commanded. Our soldiers performed well; they are strong, well-trained and active and can face any challenge. I don't think there will be any challenges when the programmed withdrawal of American and allied forces is completed. Our forces are gaining in competance and strength, and another crucial factor helping stability and security is the solidarity and cohesion between the Iraqi people and their government. The withdrawal will not lead to any extraordinary security deterioration.
Yes. They were keen for us to develop and expand our bilateral ties, and in every area in which Iraq and our neighbours have mutual needs. It's the network of our mutual interests that brings our states together. Turkey has very particular security concerns, and Iraq can help. Iran is in a similar situation and needs to have good relations with us, and we need Iran to make efforts for us.
It seems that Missus Hillary and Senator Carl Levin haven't had the misfortune during their political lives of dealing with deep political disputes and problems Iraq has had to deal with. Therefore, when they make judgements, they make them from a position of ignorance of what national reconciliation requires.
We hope this man will get the verdict he deserves for what he did to the Iraqi people.