We know well that either way, if it is a 'yes' or a 'no,' it is going to be a tough outcome that we need to handle.
We have a policy to go after Iraqi funds whether they were abused by members of the former government or spent by international bodies.
There are two visions of how to define Iraq. One looks at Iraq as a sovereign, undivided people. The other one looks at Iraq as more or less a confederation.
Muslim extremists will be surrounded then wiped out,
The people we are confronting are rats, spreading disease and death among the people,
The Arab League has good connections to many parties in Iraq and can use these parties' offices and power to back up the political process. These horizons are welcomed and will witness real support from the Iraqi government.
We can't force anyone to have protection without his consent.
we know that Saddam and his followers are ready to do anything when it serves their interest and to block the work of the court.
The reason why the country is in such a mess is because one man stole the will of 27 million people for 35 years, and pushed them into wars and misery.
The government exerts its best efforts to provide security for all people and all those involved in the trial, but we cannot provide total security because of the violence in the country.
We look to the boycott as a futile pressure on the court and the course of justice. We support the independence and transparency of the court totally.
We do not know who was behind this operation. Is it designed to hinder the trial process or is it a case of vendetta?
There should have been a vote last night, and they should now finish it today. The key point is terms of federalism. They're trying to reach a compromise and it's very difficult -- the issues are controversial.
This court will conduct the case according to international standards. We feel proud that we have real legal sovereignty in Iraq. We hope to rebuild national unity and rid ourselves of a dark page in Iraq's past and move on.
This court will conduct itself according to international standards. We hope to rebuild national unity and rid ourselves of a dark page in Iraq's past and move on.
This court will conduct according to international standards. We feel proud that we have real legal sovereignty in Iraq. We hope to rebuild national unity and rid ourselves of a dark page in Iraq's past and move on.
Although the rats are small, the disease they are carrying is harmful and there is no cure except confrontation.
It was a difficult decision because we are living in a democratic atmosphere.
It will add another six months of an interim period transitional government, and a lot of people would like to get on with their lives.
I'm sure once we have an elected assembly and a government for a four-year term, they'll be looking at all these issues.
The Iraqi government will do its best to arrest those people.
The Iraqi government is taking care of these families directly by supplying them with their needs. All the roads are open and the city is safe now as the Iraqi Red Crescent is working there.
the Iraqi government is committed to protecting the judges, the witnesses, lawyers, and all those who are involved in the trial of Saddam Hussein, and will not be deterred from pursuing the trial.
The Iraqi Governing Council was appointed by the U.S. and very much wanted to extend its power and influence.
These insurgents are like rats spreading plague among the people. Rats are very small, but the disease they spread is horrible. Iraq should be rid of these dirty rats.
The idea is to try to sell this draft to the Sunnis. That's what this is all about.