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One big reason Iraq is against the GCC-Neocon Route on Syria: Iraq War was a diasaster, says Maliki

In today’s briefing from A great quote from Maliki:

“A: “Iraq’s position is sound, autonomous and courageous in the context of our international, regional and Arab relations. Our decision is completely independent and there are no foreign dictations. We have supported and still support the Arab initiative but differ over some details, namely the arming of the opposition and the calls to strike Syria… This interference in the countries’ internal affairs was endured by Iraq. So, let us all stand alongside the Syrian people and their demands but through dialogue, instead of summoning an international military intervention against Syria. What happened in Iraq was a catastrophe which we hope will not be seen in any other state…”

Written by nickbiddlenoe

March 30, 2012 at 7:35 pm

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