January 12 2018 10:21 p
"The Ministry of Displacement and Migration rejects the forcible return of Iraqi refugees abroad," Jaf said in a statement after receiving the head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission in Iraq Gerard Witt and his delegation.
He added that "the government's policy is clear and consistent with regard to the file of the return of asylum seekers from abroad and emphasize the importance of encouraging the voluntary return of asylum seekers abroad and the refusal to return forcibly from those countries," noting that "the Ministry looks forward to the role of the International Organization for Migration (iom) Humanitarian assistance for the return of displaced persons to their liberated areas.
He added that "the ministry continues to coordinate with all European countries and through the United Nations organizations for the purpose of returning Iraqis wishing to return to the country voluntarily and refused to return them forcibly," noting that "this file is one of the most complex files that the ministry works on, Human and social.
For his part, Wet said that "the organization will work to support joint projects with the ministry in the coming period to provide the necessary supplies for displaced families and to end the file of displaced persons and work on the file to be returned to their original areas," but said that "the organization will discuss the coordination mechanism with the countries of the European Union and countries Partner in working to encourage the voluntary return of Iraqis wishing to return and in coordination with the Iraqi government and the ministry. "