Three important decisions will be issued in the near future including the reinstatement of a national security law which is less severe than emergency laws but firm in punishing terrorist actsIraq to enact extraordinary security laws Jun 30, 2004
I swear in the name of God Almighty to assume my official responsibilities with honesty and dedication and to safeguard the unity, independence, and territorial integrity of Iraq and to look after the interests of its peopleNew Iraq administration sworn in Jun 28, 2004
An all-out reconciliation means restructuring the forces of the society and reintegrating the remnants of the bygone Baath regime who were not involved in crimesIraq 'road map' for peace sought Jun 03, 2004
We call for surveying the political map in Iraq in order to be able to draw a road map for peace that reflects the national aspirations of our peopleIraq 'road map' for peace sought Jun 03, 2004
I was told to accept the post of ambassador to the United States with the ranking of Minister, Minister of State, and Deputy Prime Minister. I turned them down all. I did not come back to Iraq seeking positionsAl-Yawer: Pressured to withdraw from race Jun 02, 2004
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawar (Arabic: غازي مشعل عجيل الياور) is an Iraqi political figure. He was a Vice President of Iraq under the Iraqi Transitional Government from 2005 to 2006, and was Acting President of Iraq under the Iraqi Interim Government from 2004 to 2005.
Al-Yawar was originally a member of the Iraqi Governing Council created following the US-led 2003 invasion of Iraq. In 2004 he was appointed by the council to serve as interim President of Iraq following the June 28 return of Iraqi sovereignty from the Coalition Provisional Authority.
Born in Mosul, Iraq in 1958, al-Yawar completed his primary and secondary education in Iraq. He then went on to study in King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) for two years before completing his BSc in the UK. Al-Yawar enrolled in an English language program at American University in Washington, D.C. and then received his masters from George Washington University in the mid 1980s.