Prime Minister: Corruption in the security establishment contributed to the entry of a supporter

Date of release: 2017/4/6 13:16 120 times read

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi, said that corruption in the security establishment has contributed to the entry of gangs and the terror in the cities.

A statement issued by his office received the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, that Abadi stressed during his speech in the national consultations to combat corruption and promote transparency in the public sector under the auspices of the Prime Minister and in the presence of the United Nations Development Program in Iraq and international experts in the fight against corruption, "Fighting corruption is a priority The government and that despite the many difficulties and the war against terrorism and the financial crisis as a result of the decline in oil revenues, we are pleased in this line. "

He added that "the first steps we have taken in the fight against corruption were in the security establishment because the corruption contributed to the entry of a preacher and therefore today our national forces welcome in all provinces and achieve victories."

He pointed out that "some are trying to mix the papers by increasing the accusation of corruption without evidence, calling on the regulatory authorities to continue their plans to fight corruption and not to be dragged to others' plans by dumping them with malicious and other issues to waste their effort."

"We do not want the citizen to feel that there is an obligation on him and therefore we have reduced the salaries of officials," he said.

He pointed out that "Iraq today despite the financial crisis improved credit rating and pressure of expenditure and became more attention to weaker classes," adding that "What saddens is when going to the provinces there are several projects spent billions of dinars without benefiting the citizen."

He pointed out that "there are great steps continue and we are on the right path."