INA - BAGHDAD
UN delegation competent to investigate crimes of ISIS in Iraq arrived today to Najaf, Iraq and met his Eminence Sayyid Ali Sistani.
His eminence asserted the importance of documenting Daesh crimes same as Nazis crimes have been well documented and these terrorist groups must be held into account as the whole world to be introduced to the serious danger they bring to humanity.
He also called to cover the hideous crimes done to specific components in the country such as Yazidis in Sinjar, Christians in Mosul and Turkmen in Tal Afar in addition to the crimes of raping and selling women.
Sayyid Sistani focused on the importance of witness protection for the ones who cooperate with the international delegation especially in those areas where there are still few of Daesh hidden members.
This included his Eminence to highlight the necessity of helping the IDPs to return home to the areas that have been reconstructed and to provide services in it, adding “This is the role to be played by the Iraqi government but it needs help from the international community as well,”
Dr. Barham Salih received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad the President of the US Central Command General Joseph Leonard Votel and his accompanying delegation.
The chief of staff of the army, General Othman al-Ghanmi, received the commander of the coalition forces in the Middle East and the accompanying delegation.
The Prime Minister stressed the need to increase electricity production and stability during the coming summer and to fulfill the ministry's commitments to improve the electrical system.
Members of the Iraqi parliamentary delegation participate in the meetings of the permanent parliamentary committees in the Arab parliament on Monday.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi received on Thursday the head of Kurdistan Regional Government Nijervan Barzani.