Moscow calls for investigation on Da’esh crimes in Iraq


9/11/2018 14:39:00
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Russia called for an investigation into the UN reports of genocide committed by Da’esh terrorist organization in Iraq.

 

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called for an investigation into the UN reports of genocide committed by Da’esh terrorist organization in Iraq.

 

In a news conference, Zakharova said: "We drew attention to the joint report of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), published on 6 November, on the mass atrocities of Da’esh terrorists in Iraqi territory".  

 

She added: "We call for an impartial and thorough investigation into the facts mentioned in the report and to bring those involved and all perpetrators to justice".

 

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in a report confirmed that more than 200 mass graves have been found in areas of Iraq, which were controlled by Da’esh terrorists.

 

The statement pointed out: "According to the assessment of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in these cemeteries there are 6000 to 12,000 buried people", and experts are saying that it is likely for these areas to have more mass graves that are yet to be found.

 

 

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