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Abadi considers terrorism and decline in oil prices as biggest challenge for Iraq

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Tuesday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi considered the decline in global oil prices and terrorism as “key challenges” facing Iraq, stressing the government efforts to reform and simplify procedures.

Abadi said in a speech followed by IraqiNews.com: “The key challenge facing the country is the decline in global oil prices, in addition to our war against terrorism, that is costing us huge amounts of money,” pointing out that, “Iraq will succeed and will be stronger, despite those difficulties and challenges.”

He added, “When ISIS entered Iraq in 2014, some thought that Iraq is finished and will be divided,” indicating that, “Today, we have distanced the threat from Baghdad, achieved victories and liberated large areas of land, despite the fact that some people are willing to divide Iraq.”



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