Barzani to Christians: Kurdistan is your home

Thursday, 24 December 2015 14:28

Shafaq News / The President of Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani has sent his congratulations to the people of the Christian community on the occasion of the birth

of Christ, referring to the size of the tragedies that have incited this component this year.

Barzani said in his congratulatory message that one of the main duties on all parties in Iraq is to protect co-existence.

He said "Unfortunately Christians brothers and sisters in Iraq were subjected to brutal attacks by ISIS, also targeted their places and historic towns and villages."

He pointed out "the terrorists suffered a great failure at the hands of Peshmerga forces. After the elimination of ISIS, measures must be taken to ensure the non-recurrence of disasters and that everyone live together in peace, as crimes and brutality of ISIS urge us to commit more to the values ​​and principles of humanity for people of Kurdistan and its different components."

Barzani concluded his letter by addressing Christians "Kurdistan assure you that it is your homeland, and the people of Kurdistan support you, we must live together in dignity and freedom."