The Secretary of State calls on all countries to extradite their nationals from the families of terrorists detained in Iraq

The Secretary of State calls on all countries to extradite their nationals from the families of terrorists detained in Iraq

2019-11-15

The Secretary of State calls on all countries to extradite their nationals from the families of terrorists detained in IraqForeign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim on Thursday called on all states to cooperate immediately with Iraq to receive their nationals from the families of terrorists detained in Iraq, while stressing that the government is taking the necessary steps to ensure that demonstrations from internal or external parties do not exploit legitimate demands.

Speaking at the mini-ministerial meeting of the International Coalition to Defeat ISIL in Washington, al-Hakim expressed Iraq’s thanks to the countries of the US-led international coalition for supporting the defeat of ISIS, and efforts to support the restoration of stability and the provision of basic services to liberated cities “We thank the NATO mission for its efforts in security capacity building, training and advice,” he said.

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 the leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the judiciary on him”.

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, calling for “addressing the humanitarian situation of families in the Houl Camp in Syria and preventing ISIS from Hacking the IDP camps, spreading its terrorist ideology and reorganizing its ranks, he said, explaining Iraq’s position on the families in Al-Houl Camp: Iraq is ready to receive Iraqi families in Al-Houl camp after conducting security audits and confirming their Iraqi nationality.

Al-Hakim called on the coalition countries to “assist in the process of transferring them, and to develop reintegration and rehabilitation programs.” He urges countries to assume their responsibilities, hand over their nationals and ensure that those involved in them are held accountable.

Referring to decisions taken by some countries to deny citizenship to terrorists holding their nationality, Hakim said: “We believe that withdrawing citizenship, dropping it 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, “reiterating the call for all States to cooperate immediately with Iraq; in fulfillment of its obligations to receive its nationals from families of terrorists detained in Iraq, or from combatants who have not been registered Rulers of criminal jurisdiction; because of their involvement in terrorist acts “, praising the” Initiatives of States that have cooperated with us in this area. ”

He expressed “concern over reports that Turkish military operations in northeastern Syria have caused damage to the infrastructure of a number of detention centers and the flight of hundreds of terrorist organization fighters 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 stressed the importance of focusing on the transition from stabilization to reconstruction, and called on countries to fulfill their commitments made at the Kuwait Conference for the Reconstruction of the Liberated Areas.

At the end of his speech, al-Hakim addressed the latest developments in Iraq, particularly the demonstrations witnessed by a number of provinces.

“The government is taking the necessary steps to ensure that the demonstrations are not infiltrated by internal or external parties that exploit legitimate demands,” he said.

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