[size=36]Iraq calls on all countries to receive their nationals from the families of detained terrorists[/size]
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Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim on Thursday called on all countries to cooperate immediately with Iraq to receive their nationals from the families of terrorists detained in Iraq
. The minister expressed at the outset of his speech, "Iraq thanked the countries of the international coalition led by the United States of America for supporting the defeat of ISIS Efforts to support stabilization, provide basic services to liberated cities, return displaced people to their cities, and strengthen reconstruction efforts. "We thank NATO for its efforts in security capacity building, training and advice. ".
He praised "the intelligence efforts made by the Iraqi National Intelligence Service, and its key role in the killing of terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi," explaining "the fruit of cooperation, exchange of intelligence, and high-level coordination among the coalition countries to locate and eliminate the leader of the Islamic State terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ".
In his speech, he stressed the importance of strengthening the work and uniting international efforts to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria to ensure its unity, sovereignty and its direct impact on security and regional stability.
He called for "addressing the humanitarian situation of families in the Houl camp in Syria, preventing ISIS from infiltrating IDP camps, spreading its terrorist ideology, and reorganizing its ranks."
He explained, "Iraq's position on the families in the Hul camp: Iraq is ready to receive Iraqi families in the Hul camp after the security audit, and to ensure their Iraqi nationality."
In his speech, Minister al-Hakim called on the coalition countries to "assist in the process of transferring them and to establish reintegration and rehabilitation programs."
Referring to “decisions taken by some countries to deny citizenship to terrorists who carry their nationality,” Hakim said: “We believe that withdrawing citizenship, dropping citizenship from terrorists, or not accepting them in the territory of the state of their nationality will not contribute to confronting terrorist ideology, or reduce recruitment. Because terrorism does not recognize borders, and its danger can reach all countries of the world.
He renewed the call to "all States to cooperate immediately with Iraq; in fulfillment of their obligations to receive their nationals from the families of terrorists detained in Iraq, or from combatants who have not been criminally prosecuted; this field".
He expressed "concern at reports that recent Turkish military operations in northeastern Syria have caused damage to the infrastructure of a number of detention centers and the flight of hundreds of fighters of the terrorist organization and their families, which could harm Iraqi national security and the security of the region."
He urged States to “implement their international obligations contained in relevant international resolutions to combat and finance terrorism, and to make further efforts to control borders, stop the flow of terrorist elements, and monitor and monitor suspicious financial operations, illicit trade with ISIS and other terrorist organizations, as well as Monitoring the methods and means used by these terrorist organizations to recruit terrorists. "
He thanked the UAE for hosting the Stability Support Group meeting held in Abu Dhabi on 23/10/2019, and the results that support the efforts of the international coalition in supporting the stability of the liberated areas.
He stressed "the importance of focusing on the transition from stabilization to reconstruction, and calls upon States to fulfill their commitments made at the Kuwait Conference for the Reconstruction of the Liberated Areas."
Minister al-Hakim touched on the latest developments in Iraq, particularly the demonstrations witnessed in a number of provinces, pointing out that the government is taking the necessary steps to ensure that the demonstrations do not penetrate from internal or external parties that exploit legitimate demands. Unite efforts to meet the demands of the demonstrators through wide-ranging reform packages, laws guaranteeing social justice, and holding corrupt people accountable. ”
The government and judicial authorities will continue to investigate the cases of martyrs and wounded protesters and security forces, and bring those found guilty of criminal offenses and from any party to the trial. ”