Shamkhani: There is good understanding for sensitivity of current situation in Iraq

Baghdad, July 18, IRNA – Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani by referring to current sensitive situation in Iraq said that fortunately political trends in Iraq, including Shia, Sunni and Kurd understand current sensitive situation in the country very well.

Speaking to reporters in Baghdad on Friday, Shamkhani said that Iraqi political parties and trends took the first step, which means holding election, beginning of parliament work and election of board of directors of the parliament, very well and will take the next step with maintaining unity and solidarity , too.

Reminding large capacity of Iraq, Shamkhani underlined that the country can play an effective role in regional stability and security.

He said that main parts of the problems in Iraq is coming from abroad, while Iraqi people are able to solve their own problems without foreign interferences.

Shamkhani arrived in Baghdad on Friday morning and met with premier Nouri al-Maliki and a number of heads of political currents in Iraq.

He also met with a number of religious authorities in Najaf on Thursday evening, including Ayatollah Ali Sistani.