The European Union welcomes the adoption of "general amnesty" and "ban the Baath"

09/01/2016 (0:01 pm) - The number of readings: 330 - Issue (3730)

BAGHDAD / long - Presse

The European Union said, Wednesday, that the statutory declaration banning the Baath Party, amnesty step for "unification" of state-building, and an important stage to promote the efforts of national reconciliation. He called for additional steps to "strengthen the role of law" in Iraq through the delivery of accountability and justice law at the "appropriate time."

This came during a visit by Ambassador Patrick Simonet, president of Union mission in Iraq, and the ambassadors of the 28 member state EU in Baghdad, the first Tuesday of the President of the House of Representatives morning, Saleem al-Jubouri, to "congratulate him and lawmakers on efforts to seek the issuance of a general amnesty law, and welcomed In line with the legislative role of parliament adopting, "according to a statement issued by the mission, Wednesday, and received a (long-Presse) a copy of it.

The European Commission said that "the recent legislative developments, especially the legal ban of the Baath Party, amnesty, in the past week, according to the paper, the political agreement in 2014 and the program of the Iraqi government, is a step to unify the state-building, and an important stage to promote the efforts of national reconciliation project, which routed Daesh comprehensively on the battlefield, "usually the" growing consensus process has become a reality between the spectrums of the Iraqi people. "

The mission added that "the European Union and the Member States encourage the Iraqi authorities to build on the momentum that has been achieved, the adoption of these laws important, to take additional steps to strengthen the role of law in Iraq through the delivery of the law of accountability and justice in a timely manner."

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubis, expressed, in the 26th of August, ornaments, welcomed the progress made in the legislative program of the Iraqi parliament for adoption of the amnesty law, while several step toward strengthening the state-building, expected to take further steps to strengthen the the rule of law in Iraq after a legal ban on the Baath and amnesty acknowledgment.