Iraqi National Accord

Extracts from the INA's charter, as published in English on the organisation's website. The document is undated.

The Iraqi National Accord (I.N.A.) was established in 1990 to achieve a democratic pluralistic regime that respects human rights and lives peacefully with its citizens, neighbors and the whole world. (I.N.A.) advocates the removal of Saddam's regime. 

We hope to achieve this by encouraging and working with opposition elements (both military and civilian) within Iraq in their efforts to bring about change. We also look to the future, promoting a vision of genuinely democratic Iraq post Saddam which can take its rightful place within the international community. 

In the last two decades, Saddam, by every means in his power, suppressed severely any attempt of free thinking or independent political activity, whether it came from persons, organizations or even Ba'ath party itself. He who ventured departing from the state direction or opposing the regime policy, met death. 

Some fortunate Iraqis escaped the terrorist regime to live as refugees or residents in other countries. Supported by Iraqis inside and outside Iraq, some of those fugitives, united by a common goal, that is the removal of Saddam's regime, try to organize themselves in political groups. 

(I.N.A) came as a natural result of a long political communication between some personalities of the same political opinion who were subjected in the past to the physical and intellectual terrorism Saddam inflicted on Iraqis. 

(I.N.A) seeks to ensure the broadest framework through which those personalities can work, so most members of (I.N.A) have broad political and party experience and they held many official and international offices. 

(I.N.A) believes in a real democracy and looks to an Iraqi society living peacefully within its geographical borders, a society with all its religions, nationalities and confessions, live in an atmosphere of fraternal friendship and sincerity. 

(I.N.A) charter emphasizes the necessity of establishing a constitutional democratic regime which respects human rights and believes in pluralism, the reign of law, the unrestricted independence of judicatory and the equal rights for all citizens. 

(I.N.A) respects completely the democratic and nationalist aspirations of the Kurds and supports the political program of Kurdistan front. It will also work for passing necessary legislations ensuring and respecting the cultural rights of Turkmen, Assyrian, and other minorities.


Main points of the charter:

National Affairs

The protection of the geographical unity of Iraq, and the refusal of any interference in its internal affairs.

Working truly on achieving a real democracy and passing laws respecting human rights according to the UN's resolutions that ensure freedom for all political ideologies.

Working on achieving a completely independent judicatory to ensure equal rights for all Iraqis regardless of their nationalities, religions, cultures and political affairs.

Working on the return of Iraqis forced by Saddam's tyrannous regime, to emigrate or escape and encouraging the new government to pass a new law of nationality which will ensure the complete rights for all citizens.

Going over all the former laws that caused damages to Iraqi citizens who will have a suitable compensation.

National Economy

1- The development of a new economic policy based on a real estimation of the national wealth and economic sources in Iraq, taking in consideration the real economic interest of the country.

2- The emphasis on using the proceeds of Iraqi oil sources for the advantage of Iraqi citizens.

3- The undertaking of carrying out a special program for rebuilding in order to lift the suffering of Iraqi people resulting from Saddam's wars and sanctions.

4- Laying out a clear economic and tax policy.

5- The establishment of democratic frameworks necessary for obtaining (periodically and regularly) information, data and all the economic indicators. The using of such a system will enhance the discussions and the free dialogue among all economic, monetary and tax viewpoints necessary for the implementation and observation of such a policy.

6- Giving permission to the private sector and the relevant establishments to participate in all economic activities and giving permission to the free market to specify the direction of those economic activities.

Arabic affairs

1. The adoption of a foreign policy based on nonaggression, dialogue and the respect of the international law.

2. Creation of an environment that enhances the relationship and cooperation among Arabic and foreign countries.

3. The development of friendly relations with Islamic countries, in the service of our common interests.

4. Creation of a new Iraq that respects the charter of the United Nations, seeks to comply with and apply all its resolutions and cooperates with other members to keep security and peace in the world.

5.The complete abidance by the UN's resolutions regarding human rights.