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The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, on Monday, sent a congratulatory message on the birth of Christ.
“He congratulated all Christians in Kurdistan and the whole world on the occasion of Christmas, wishing them a happy and full holiday and a feast filled with good, happiness and reconciliation for all humanity,” Barzani said.
“The birth of Christ this year comes at a time when many Christians still live displaced and have not been able to return to their homes and property,” Barzani said. “I hope that the coming holidays and events will return to their homes and the stability and tranquility of all of Iraq, the region and the world as a whole.
Barzani said that this holy day renews his defense of the ancient culture of coexistence, tolerance, peace, spirit and the humanitarian message of Christianity and other religions among all the religious and national components in Kurdistan and protect that culture as an important part and a lot of pride for the components of Kurdistan.