The US ambassador in Baghdad comments on the “Farhati” crime and addresses a request to the Iraqi authorities


The US ambassador to Iraq


2020-10-18 08:28

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Shafaq News / The American ambassador in Baghdad, Matthew Tueller, called on Sunday, the Iraqi authorities to expedite the bringing to justice of the perpetrators responsible for the “Farhati” crime in Salah al-Din, in which eight young men were killed.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, Tueller said, “The United States condemns the heinous murder that took place yesterday, in which Iraqi civilians were killed in the village of Al-Farhateya in Balad in Salah Al-Din Governorate.

He added, “The Iraqi authorities should urgently bring the perpetrators to justice,” expressing his hope that “the visit of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi to Al-Farhatia today is an important step to put all armed groups under the control of the state permanently, and it is the only way to stop further bloodshed.” “.

On Saturday (October 17, 2020), unidentified gunmen executed eight young men by firing squad, without knowing the reasons, in the village of Al-Farhatiyeh in Balad District, while four others were missing, according to a security source for Shafaq News.

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