[size=36]Foreign Ministry calls on non-aligned countries to contribute to the return of Iraqi antiquities stolen by ISIS[/size]
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Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim on Wednesday called on non-aligned countries to return Iraqi antiquities stolen by ISIS.
In a statement received by Mawazine News, the ministry said that Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim delivered a speech at a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Non-Aligned Countries today, stressing the Iraqi government's endeavor to implement the government's program of priorities: security and law enforcement. Services, education, health, good governance, building a prosperous economy, and raising the standard of living of citizens. "
Al-Hakim praised the stances of the member states of the movement supporting Iraq in its war against terrorism, expressing its aspiration to provide support to the families of the victims of terrorism, and to cooperate with us in the reconstruction of liberated cities;
"We renew our call on the international community to exert all efforts to eradicate the roots of terrorism and its support groups," he said, calling on member states to "actively contribute to the return of Iraqi antiquities stolen by ISIS."
"We reaffirm our support for the leadership of the movement in its aspirations for the next stage and the importance of discussing ways to strengthen its work through unifying visions and consensus in decisions," he said.
The minister reiterated Iraq's position on the crises in the Gulf region. "Iraq today seeks to play a prominent and important role in international politics by calling for resolving crises in the region peacefully, especially the Gulf region, and working to prevail the language of the neighborhood," he said.
Al-Hakim stressed, "Iraq's unwavering stance on the Palestinian issue and calling for supporting the rights of the Palestinian people, resisting the occupation and guaranteeing their right to self-determination."
He demanded that the Security Council "take full responsibility to condemn any statements or actions towards the demographic change of the city of Jerusalem," expressing "Iraq's support for the statement of the movement against the actions taken or will be carried out by the Zionist entity as: null, and has no legal impact." Ended 29/43