Baghdad (NINA) – US Vice President, Joe Biden, expressed concern on the increased vionce in Iraq.
In a phone call with Speaker of Parliament, on Friday, July 12, Biden stressed the necessity for political blocs to get close together to avoid the country from slipping into chaos and civil war.
In a statement to the press, the Speaker's Media Bureau said that in a telephone call, Biden congratulated Nijaifi on the holy month of Ramada, and the gain his bloc achieved in the recent provincial councils' elections.
It added that the two discussed the political situation in Iraq and the Syrian crisis, and that Biden expressed concern about increased violence in Iraq, as well as the militias that are fighting in Syria.
For his part, Nijaifi stressed necessity for all political sides to keep in touch, yet it is not enough unless there are proofs on the ground.
He stressed the necessity to fulfill the peoples' demands, especially the protestors' who have been protesting for more than six months. / End.