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Iraq PM says corruption more dangerous than terrorism

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks at the United States Institute of Peace on ties with the US and the war with Daesh in Washington, USA on March 20, 2017. ( Samuel Corum/ Anadolu Agency )
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks at the United States Institute of Peace on ties with the US and the war with Daesh in Washington, USA on March 20, 2017. ( Samuel Corum/ Anadolu Agency )

Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi warned on Wednesday of corruption in his country, saying it is “more dangerous than terrorism”.

“Corruption has become more dangerous than terrorism because it is an unseen enemy” Abbadi said during a conference on peaceful co-existence in Nineveh province, north.

The prime minister vowed that he will fight corruption saying “we want to strike corruption in its depth through deliberate steps, and you will see the results”.

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