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PM says Halabja chemical attack genocide that hurt humanity

Adil Abdul-Mahdi

Iraqi Prime Minister has described the 31st anniversary of Halabja chemical bombardment as a genocidal attack that hurt the humanity in the world.

In remarks, PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi expressed condolences, saying that Halabja remains a symbol for the victims of the brutality of the dictatorship.

He also added that Halabja chemical attack makes people determined to bring the perpetrators to justice.

In March 1988, the former Baath Regime under the leadership of Saddam Hussein, rained chemical bombs over Halabja in Kurdistan Region.

Last Modified: Saturday، 16 March 2019 02:45 PM