Hakim: Turkmen suffer a lot since 2003

Hakim: "Turkmen suffer a lot since 2003"

Baghdad ( The head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, Ammar al-Hakim, stressed that “The Turkmen in Iraq suffered a lot due to the violence since 2003.”

A statement by the SIIC cited on Thursday “Hakim shared the Turkmen their sorrow through his attendance in mourning ceremony held to mourn victims of Tuz Khurmatu district in Ziwiya mosque in Baghdad.”

He confirmed that “The Turkmen suffered a lot from targeting them directly since 2003.”

It is worth mentioning that Tuz Khurmatu district associated to Salah il-Din province which is inhabited mostly by Turkmen witnessed during the last week a bloody suicide bombing targeting mourning ceremony resulted in killing and injuring dozens of citizens.

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