Maliki confirms that the media away from interventions and calls for its employees to support the Baghdad summit

03/21/2012 - 13:44

Iraq News

Alsumaria News / Baghdad, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on Wednesday, that the media in Iraq, free from any interference, urged the media to support the Arab Summit to be held in Baghdad later this month and contribute to its success. Maliki said in a statement released today by the Information Office on the sidelines received a number of media, and received "Alsumaria News," a copy of it, that "the media enjoys today in the light of what is witnessing a new Iraq of freedom and democracy, full freedom and there is no intervention of any point in his work," calling on journalists to "concerted efforts in support of the Baghdad summit and provide all as possible to make it a success. " Maliki stressed "the need to take the media real role in national issues and take responsibility as a partner in the process of building state institutions, and to interact with important issues all either in the political arena or the security, economic, social and other", while undertaking the study and treatment problems and needs of a number of citizens in the various provinces were journalists had presented them to him during the meeting. " is scheduled to host Iraq's Arab summit, which brings together the heads of the kings of the Member States of the Arab League on 29 March current, and the event is the largest international, organized by the country since 2003, where formed the secretariat of Baghdad, a committee to create and insurance requirements for the Conference of the Arab summit and to provide insights, ideas, and the preparations necessary to improve and develop the interface construction of the city of Baghdad, commensurate with its history and its place in coordination with the ministries and the competent authorities, while confirming the Iraqi Interior Ministry that it had prepared a security plan to protect the Arab summit includes several stages implemented Iraqi forces only. noteworthy that Iraq hosted an Arab summit twice, to hold the Ninth Summit in 1978 that decided to boycott companies and organizations operating in Egypt that deal directly with Israel and not to approve the Camp David and the suspension of Egypt's membership in the university and transfer its Secretariat to Tunisia, as well as contract Summit of the 12 in 1990, which witnessed a severe tensions between Iraq and Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates broke evacuated the second Gulf War. It is noteworthy that more than 360 journalists and media workers have been killed since 2003, without having to get their rights, and Article 11 of the amended law to give the families of each of the killing of journalists from non-employees during the performance of his duty or because of a pension of $ 750 thousand dinars, and enjoy the benefits obtained by the heirs of the martyrs, in paragraph (b) of Article 38 of the Iraqi Constitution that the State guarantees the right of freedom of the press, media, advertising and publishing .ا...ال