Maliki vows to speed up the completion of the armed forces
24/10/2011 01:16

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has vowed to speed the process of completing the building of the armed forces and security services in accordance with the principle of constitutional balances and the political consensus required in the future. This came in a statement issued by the Office of House Speaker Osama Najafi after meeting Prime Minister yesterday evening to discuss the overall political and security situations. The statement added that Nujaifi full support for the new plans calling for the central government to fill the security vacuum that could leave U.S. forces after the withdrawal, according to the statement, al-Maliki promised the completion of this requirement during the coming period as part of a constitutional and national