[size=36]Legal expert: The constitution did not define Israel as an enemy of Iraq[/size]
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, a legal expert, Tariq Harb, confirmed, on Saturday, that the constitution recognized Israel as an enemy state of Iraq.
In a legal commentary on normalization with Israel, Harb said, “The constitution, in Article VII, specified one enemy for Iraq, which is terrorism in relation to international relations, when it decided to fight terrorism only. Inside the constitution, the constitution prohibited the political entity, i.e. the party that adopts racism, terrorism, infidels, sectarian cleansing, or the party.” Which is related to the Baath (Saddam) only and did not talk about any country.
He added, "The constitution did not mention the name of another country except for one state, Iraq. It did not mention the name of Israel or the name of any other country, and Article (8) of the constitution required respect for international obligations, including the countries represented in the United Nations, and it must be taken into account that Iraq is a member in the Arab League and that five Arab countries have normalized their relations with Israel without objection from the Arab League."
He pointed out, "Article (18) of the constitution gives the right of those who have been stripped of their citizenship to request its restoration, and this includes the Iraqi Jews whose citizenship was revoked under Law No. 1 of 1950, Law No. 12 of 1951 and Nationality Law No. 26 of 2006 in Article (14). Preventing the children of Iraqi Jews from benefiting from the previous ruling, i.e., the ruling to restore citizenship, and this ruling has talk about its constitutionality or its unconstitutionality.
And he stated, "Crimes affecting the internal security of the state in the Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 stipulated the character of the enemy sometimes and the state of war at other times. We said that the constitution specified one enemy, which is terrorism only, and there is no state of war with any other country in accordance with the provisions of Article (61 / ninth) of the Constitution. who set conditions for declaring war and did not declare war with any country according to the provisions of this constitution.” Ended 29/H