Alhurra interviews Iraq’s parliament speaker

In an interview with Alhurra’s Free Hour program, Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Dr. Salim al-Jabouri called on Iraqis to be patient and to give the government and political forces enough time to implement a series of reforms. He affirmed that the Iraqi decision makers are serious about reform.

Alhurra-Iraq interviews Iraq’s parliament speaker

In an interview on Alhurra-Iraq’s Hiwar Khass Iraq, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri stated that Sunni fighters find it difficult to join the Popular Mobilization Forces fight against ISIL to recapture the areas that are under ISIL’s control.  “There are 124,000 fighters in the Popular Mobilization Forces and only 17,000 of them are Sunnis,” he said, adding that Sunnis do not have a presence on the Commission that directs the Popular Mobilization Forces operations.