[ltr]The Secretariat of the Council of Ministers issues a clarification on the Palestinian refugees in Iraq[/ltr][ltr][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
BAGHDAD - The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers issued an explanation of what some media outlets have discussed on the Foreign Residence Act No. 76 of 2017 and its relationship to the rights of Palestinian refugees in Iraq.
The Foreign Affairs Act No. 76 of 2017 regulates the residence of foreigners and does not address the question of asylum as soon as it is dealt with under the Refugee Law No. 51 of 1971, the Cabinet said in a statement. Of refugees who took into account the rights of Palestinian refugees when they kept the decisions and regulations governing their rights in force not contrary to the provisions of the law. "
He added that "the law on the establishment of foreigners, which has already been proposed by the Council of Ministers in its resolution No. 98 for the year 2009 was withdrawn from the Council of Ministers in 2015 to review what came in it and in line with the directions of the government and the legislation has been made by the House of Representatives recently."
He added that "the cancellation of the decision of the dissolved Revolutionary Command Council No. 202 of 2001, which treated the Palestinian treatment of Iraqi rights and duties, except the right to obtain citizenship under the Law on the establishment of foreigners No. 76 of 2017 does not prejudice in any way the rights of the Palestinian resident in Iraq, Including the right to employment, compulsory education, admission to universities and colleges, exemptions from admission fees to Iraq, scholarships to scholarships, and the right to study and other rights. "
The Secretariat warned against "any party trying to abuse and mix papers and the use of media tools not to show the truth of the resolutions issued, stressing that the rights we have referred to in relation to our Palestinian brothers are stable and respectable."Finished
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