12/4/2018 12:00 am
Baghdad / follow-up morning
The United Nations Mission in Iraq opened a branch of terrorism prevention in Baghdad in coordination with the Iraqi government.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, representatives of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a collection of diplomatic missions operating in Baghdad.
The Deputy Prime Minister of the Office of Prime Minister Nofal Abu Shun said the Iraqi government launched a package of parallel practical measures in the material, humanitarian and security fields to achieve the great opportunities awaiting Iraq after defeating an organization advocating in all areas of Iraq. For his part, the President of the Supreme Judicial Council Judge Faik Zeidan, In Baghdad, the trial of foreign terrorists, referring to the efforts of the judiciary in Baghdad and Mosul and other provinces, despite the difficulties in completing the investigation of a large number of terrorists amounted to about 11 thousand accused.
In a speech on behalf of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s envoy to Iraq, Jan Kubic, he stressed the continued support of the United Nations for Iraq in the political, sovereign, humanitarian, environmental and women’s empowerment areas, as well as Iraq’s security assistance through the opening of the branch in Baghdad. The support comes in conjunction with the new Iraqi vision to promote stability in the cities, and to stop the violence and problems that Iraq has experienced.
The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Crime and Terrorism (Yuri Fedotov) expressed his pleasure to work with Iraq to end the terrorism phase of capacity-building and the security system and the supremacy of the government’s power over the liberated areas.
The deputy head of Japan’s mission in Iraq, Akira Indo, stressed Japan’s continued support for the Iraqi government and people to be more secure and stable.
The regional representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in the Middle East and North Africa, Christina Albertin, concluded the ceremony with a speech warning against the dangers of terrorist threats, pointing to the absence of a country immune to terrorism, as well as the existence of terrorists in many areas of the Middle East. Iraq is a victim of terrorism in the region, and terrorism is using technology, chemicals, human trafficking and kidnapping, expressing gratitude to the governments of Japan and Denmark for supporting the efforts to open the branch in Baghdad.