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Salih calls for improving workers' living standards

Iraqi President Barham Salih emphasized "the need for give the working class the required attention and care as well as improving their living standards," in a statement on the occasion of the International Workers' Day on May 1.

"We also call for activating the trade unions to defend their rights as well as working and coordinating with the Council of Representatives to pass legislation necessary to promote the status of the working class just like the other countries of the world," the president said.

"The next phase will require the mobilization of all efforts and capacities to rebuild and reconstruct the cities that have been [destroyed] by the terrorist gangs of (ISIS)," Salih said.

Iraq has declared victory over the ISIS late in 2017, during Haidar al-Abadi's term, nonetheless, the terrorist group has claimed responsibility for many terror attacks it has carried out from time to time in different cities in Iraq.
Last Modified: Thursday، 02 May 2019 12:34 AM