12:35 - 12-01-2022
His Excellency the President of the Republic, Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, received today, Thursday, December 1, 2022, at the Baghdad Palace, the Patriarch of the Chaldeans in Iraq and the world, His Eminence Cardinal Mar Louis Raphael Sako, and his accompanying delegation.
The President of the Republic stressed the importance of uniting ranks and joining efforts in order to establish security and stability and protect the foundations of peaceful coexistence among all components and spectra of the Iraqi people, noting that the unity of Iraqis with all their components is the main pillar for consolidating true citizenship that supports civil and societal peace.
Mr. President praised the courageous stances of the Christians in Iraq and their sacrifices in confronting the forces of terrorism, and their sincere adherence to their national identity, indicating their historical role and effective contributions in building Iraq and enriching the country's cultural heritage.
In turn, Patriarch Sako congratulated His Excellency the President on his election as President of the Republic, affirming his support for His Excellency's efforts to strengthen the bonds of national cohesion among all the people of this country in order to ensure stability and peace.
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