June -4– 2020
His Excellency Prime minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met in the governmental palace, this Thursday, members of families of the martyrs of the demonstrations, especially those assassinated during lately.
His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi listened to details uttered by families of the martyrs concerning their sons' assassinations, their suffering, and their demand for the martyrs to be considered (martyrs for the homeland)
His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi said: Iraq passed through difficult stages; there are constant challenges at all levels, unfortunately, we saw it in the security field, Cases of assassination and disappearance of citizens, At the hands of armed groups, but we need patience and careful and professional investigation to ensure justice.
His Excellency added: the fairness for justice accomplishment is essential, and in preventing these violations from being repeated then justice is covering a wider range in achieving its targets, so we are facing a historical act, For the sake of our people and for the future.
His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi confirmed that the treachery character is not Iraqis habits, therefore the use of physical assassinations belongs to ousted dictatorial regime's ideology and method, and that never be allowed.
His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi affirmed during his speech, that he directed the concerned authorities to open detailed criminal investigation concerning the assassination operations, which he is personally following-up these investigations, He promised the families of the victims that the blood of their sons would not be in vain And that the law will punish all those involved in the bloodshed of Iraqis
His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi pointed out to the formation of an independent fact-finding team in accordance with the cabinet program approved by the parliament, concerning all the events that took place in Iraq since October 2019, the violence that accompanied it resulted in the killing and wounding of Iraqi demonstrators and security forces, And that these investigations began to set of an accurate list of martyrs, and another for the injured to be covered by the state, And compensate their families.
Media Office of the Prime Minister
June -4– 2020