Politician says Trump's #Jerusalem announcement will be used by terrorist recruiters.

Speaking at the IISS Manama Dialogue 2017, Iraq's Vice President Iyad Allawi warned: 

  • The Middle East security climate is unbalanced and may get much worse.
  • Trump's Jerusalem announcement will be used by terrorist recruiters.
  • Iraq’s political process is not inclusive – the 2018 election will be guided by sectarianism.
  • There is ethnic cleansing in some areas in parts of Iraq.
  • Iraq can work to bring Iran and Saudi Arabia together.
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