Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, Ammar al-Hakim, stressed that “The multiplicity of Iraq’s social and ethnic components is the source of its strength and wealth.”
A statement by Hakim’s office cited that “Hakim received at his office in Baghdad a delegation of the Turkmen political forces coalition chaired by the head of Hajj & Ummra Body, Sheikh Mohamed Taqi al-Mawla.”
He confirmed that “The Turkmen have sacrificed and suffered a lot for sake of Iraq’s stability, peace and freedom of its people.”
For his part, Mawla pointed out that “Their meeting with Hakim focused on reviewing the situation of the Turkmen and the repeated targeting against them since 2003.”
“The delegation appreciated Hakim’s viewpoint concerning addressing the Turkmens’ situation in Iraq,” the statement concluded.