The view that we hold in Iraq now is this - that democracy is associated with elections. I believe that elections are possible.
The battle against terrorism is not only a military fight but primarily a battle of information.
And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now.
You know the most important thing the Americans did for Iraq apart from liberating the country from Saddam was helping Iraq reduce its debt. The United States worked very hard to reduce 80 percent of Iraqi debt.