Hawzah News Agency (Najaf, Iraq)- Senior Iraqi cleric Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Taqi Modarresi welcomed dialogues between Iraqi central government and Kurdistan authorities regarding ongoing challenges in Iraqi Kurdistan region and remarked, “I hope that Iraq serves as a model for other nations to engage in peaceful negotiations rather than armed conflicts.”
In his weekly statement, the Shia cleric asked Turkish officials to raise their awareness to the maximum level in order to prevent a war which has no benefit for Iraq and the whole region.”
He added, “Through constructive negotiations we can make peace and justice.”
Elsewhere in his remarks, Iraqi cleric advised Yemeni soldiers, especially the troops in southern Yemen, to engage in peaceful dialogues and stop armed conflict; “The future of Yemen and its progress will be decided through holding legitimate elections in the country not by guns and shooting bullets.”
In the end, Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Taqi Modarresi asked Islamic countries to stay vigilant and make effort for nations’ progress and happiness.