Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, Ammar al-Hakim, confirmed on Tuesday that “The recommendations of the Religious Authority in Najaf over the current demonstrations crisis should be adopted as road map for addressing the current political crisis in Iraq.”
A statement by the SIIC cited that “Hakim received at his office in Baghdad the chairman of the political bureau of Martyr Sadr office, Karar al-Khafaji, and his accompanying delegation where Hakim stressed during the meeting necessity of calming down the tensions and resolving the current political crisis as soon as possible.”
“The two sides stressed on adopting harmonious views by the political sides to diagnose the defects and work on addressing them,” the statement concluded.
The Religious Authority in Najaf has issued a number of recommendations over the recent political crisis in Iraq on lips of its representative in Karbala in which he called to keep self-restraint and avoid any armed clash between the security forces and the demonstrators.
On other hand, the Iraqi National Alliance called the head of the SIIC al-Hakim to gather all the political sides around the dialogue table to discuss addressing the crisis.