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Abdul Mahdi congratulates Iraq on anniversary of victory over ISIS

Adil Abdul Mahdi

Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi congratulated the Iraqi people on the first anniversary of the victory over ISIS, according to his office.

Abdul Mahdi addressed the nation, asking Iraqis to celebrate on this occasion.

He also called for a minute of silence to be held at 1 pm throughout Iraq to read Al-Fatiha (opening chapter of the Quran) and offer prayers for the souls of martyrs and in solidarity with their families.

He noted that celebrations and fireworks would take place Monday evening all over Iraq.