INA - BAGHDAD
Minister of Foreign Affairs Muhammed Ali al-Hakim met UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva Filippo Grandi during the 40th session of the Human Rights Council on Tuesday.
Al-Hakim explained that there is a need for UN and humanitarian organizations in Iraq for rehabilitating what has been destroyed by terrorism.
“We look for expanding the work of the commission and providing the necessary requirements for the IDPs,” added al-Hakim according to a statement by MOFA media office.
He also asserted that the destroyed cities need to be reconstructed for IDPs to return to their homelands.
Grandi also clarified that the commission will keep receiving the IDPs and will work on providing assistance to them as they return home.
President of the Republic Barham Salih received on Saturday a cable of condolence from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the tragedy of the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in the city of Mosul.
The short-lived animation film "Maazofti" produced by the Media Directorate of the popular mobilization forces on Tuesday won the first gold prize at the Human Rights Festival