Our government strives to create an independent and impartial judiciary that applies the law without bias or favoritism. And we are incorporating into our security forces all Iraqis who have taken up arms to defend their families and communities.
In the midst of the war against ISIS, we have also waged war on corruption in civil and military institutions.
We cannot stop senseless violence without the rule of law and security forces that represent and respect every segment of society.
It's very important to follow up after the defeat of Daesh militarily. It's not in our interests, nor in the interests of other countries in the region, for them to regroup again.
It's not in our interest, nor in the interest of other countries in the region, for terrorists to regroup again.
When Saddam Hussein was overthrown, Iraqis resolved never to allow one man, one political party, or one segment of society to dominate our diverse nation. Now we have the opportunity to build an Iraq worthy of what we are: a pluralist people, steeped in history, striving to build one nation in peace and mutual respect.