During a meeting with a Kuwaiti media delegation on Wednesday, Iraqi Vice President Iyad Allawi stressed that the fight against Islamic State is still going on, but ways of confrontation will change: it will be reshaped to depend on intelligence confrontation and specific operations to eliminate terrorism and protect the unity of the Iraqi society from extremist ideas. Allawi explained that such extremist thoughts stemmed from sectarian quotas and abuses, which targeted some segments of the society and policies built on reactions, which were unacceptable. He also expressed his regret that the political, social and economic situation in Iraq is not on the right track, adding that Iraq is rich in men and wealth, but money was wasted due to the absence of adequate management, as well as the spread of corruption and the lack of accountability and deterrent legislation. Allawi voiced his appreciation and thanks to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, for his constant support to Iraq and for his wisdom in dealing with Arab issues. The Iraqi leader also praised the wisdom of Kuwait’s political leadership and its constant quest to resolve disputes in the Arab world.
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