Tilkaif Calls on Wash­ing­ton to Speed up Nin­eveh Plain Lib­er­a­tion

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

Tilkaif District ad­min­is­tra­tion called on USA to speed up ar­eas of Nin­eveh Plain and Mo­sul and work for re­turn­ing the dis­placed to their area af­ter set­ting up a safe zone for the com­po­nents.

Ac­cord­ing to a state­ment by Abna Al-An­nahrain Bloc, Tilkaif Mayor and the Deputy Head of the Bloc, Basim Ballo has met with U.S. As­sis­tant Sec­re­tary for Democ­racy, Hu­man Rights and La­bor Tom Mali­nowski and U.S. Am­bas­sador to Iraq Stu­art E. Jones dur­ing their visit to Tilkaif May­oralty in its al­ter­na­tive head­quar­ter in Alqush sub-district.

The meet­ing dis­cussed the dis­placed sit­u­a­tion and ways of help­ing them to ease their hard­ship, the state­ment read, ex­plain­ing that Ballo gave a pre­sen­ta­tion about what geno­cide the mi­nori­ties such as Assyr­ian and Ezi­dies have faced on hands of ISIS.

The state­ment added that Tilkaif Ad­mi­nis- tra­tion called on U.S. to speed up lib­er­at­ing Nin­eveh Plain and the city of Mo­sul and work on re­turn­ing the dis­placed to their own dis­tricts and vil­lages, and es­tab­lish­ing sta­bil­ity and har­mony be­tween com­po­nents of the area, de­mand­ing a safe zone un­der in­ter­na­tional su­per­vi­sion for pro­tect­ing the mi­nori­ties. They also de­manded help and sup­port in re­con­struc­tion of Nin­eveh Plain af­ter lib­er­at­ing it from ISIS.

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