Sheikh Dr. Khalid al-Atiya, First Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq, talked about preparations for upcoming… read more
Sheikh Dr. Khalid al-Atiya, First Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq, talked about preparations for upcoming elections in Iraq and other political issues. In his remarks he said he would like to see more open elections when Iraqi voters go to the polls next January. He also called for a reduction in the role of religion in Iraqi politics. Following his remarks he responded to audience members' questions.
Translation into English was performed by a translator. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- al-Atiya, Khalid Deputy Speaker Council of Representatives of Iraq
- al-Rahim, Rend Ambassador (Former) Iraq->United States
- Serwer, Daniel P. Vice President U.S. Institute of Peace->Center for Post-Conflict Peace and Stability Operations
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