Masum Stresses The Importance Of Building A National Army Capable In Contributing In The Reconstruction Process

BAGHDAD, President Fuad Masum stressed the importance of building a national army that is capable of contributing in the process of reconstruction and progress as well as protecting citizens without discrimination.

During his meeting today with the leader of the anti-terrorism forces, General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi,, Masum praised the courage and steadfastness of the armed forces in all their formations, as well as the great victories achieved in the battles against the terrorist organizations in various regions of Iraq.

He stressed the importance of building an advanced and professional national army capable of contributing to the process of reconstruction and progress as well as protecting citizens without any discrimination.

He stressed the need to provide all kinds of necessary support for the anti-terrorism forces in terms of arming, training and processing as they bear a great burden in protecting the security of citizens and the country and the fight against terrorism as well as the need to strengthen coordination and cooperation between all security formations.”

For his part, al-Assadi gave a detailed presentation on the work of the anti-terrorism forces and the tasks assigned to them in eliminating the threat of terrorism and maintaining security and stability in all regions of the country, pointing to future plans to overcome the obstacles and urgent problems, thanking the President of the Republic for his continued support to the armed forces in all formations. / End

Source: National Iraqi News Agency