Baghdad (AIN) –The Head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, Ammar al-Hakim, discussed with the Deputy of the US ambassador to Iraq the latest updates of the political situation in Iraq and the region.

A statement by the SIIC cited "Hakim stressed the necessity of unifying the attitudes and conduct dialogue according to the deals among the political sides," noting that "The only way to settle the crisis is in Iraq only."

For his part, the Deputy US ambassador appreciated Hakim's role to bring the various views closer and support the national unity among the Iraqi constituents, according to the statement. /End/