Alak: Iraq Needs The Support of Int’l Organizations For Stabilization Process

BAGHDAD, Iraq needs support from international alliances and organizations for the stabilization process, which will have a positive impact on the return of displaced people, Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Alak said.

A statement from the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers said "Al-Alak met with the president of Norway's Norif Center for the resolution of international disputes, Henrik Kuthon, and reviewed during the meeting the reconciliation programs that the Iraqi government is keen to implement in the coming days in the rest of the liberated provinces, after the success of the reconciliation conference, held in Bartela last April."

The statement added that "teams formed in Mosul to follow up the resolutions set by the conference, and that an official delegation from Baghdad will visit Mosul in the coming days to activate the procedures."

Alak pointed out that "Iraq today needs the support of the international alliances and organizations to the stabilization process, which will continue until the end of 2019, and to provide basic service projects for liberated areas, which will affect positively the return of the rest of the displaced."

For his part, Kuthon said that "Norif Foundation plans to hold a conference in the coming months, in which the relevant Iraqi community figures will participate to discuss priorities and agree on ways of coordination on issues of reconciliation among communities in liberated areas, humanitarian assistance and reconstruction programs,.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency