Fadi Kamal Yousif
Iraqi vice president and head of the Islamic party Mr. Tarik Al-Hashimi , answering a question asked by ankawa.com about reasons of not publishing the results of investigation in the case of killing and fleeing Christians from Mosul, stated that he has satisfaction that governmental sides, judiciary and security apparatus deliberately concealed not to publish information interested by ordinary citizen according to political needs.
Al-Hashimi expressed his awareness and sympathy with the suffering of Iraqi Christians assuring the necessity of reforming judiciary and security apparatus in Iraq. He expressed his concern to support Quota for minorities, his view regarding autonomy was negative, as he said that it is neither a solution nor alternative for justice and Iraqiâ€™s safety as whole without discrimination.
Al-Hashimi expressed the condemnation and denounce of the Islamic party to the events in Mosul against Chaldeans ,Syriacs and Assyrians, and sympathy to all Iraqiâ€™s.
Iraqi vice president expressed optimism for the future of Iraq and confidence in integrity of Iraqi people, keeping its diversity despite challenges.
Following is the interview with the Iraqi vice president, head of Iraqi
Â Islamic party Mr. Tarik Al-Hashimi:
Ankawa.com- Your assessment regarding the case of Chaldeanâ€™s , Syrianâ€™s and Asssyrians during the last five years and your view for their future and safe development in Iraq?
AL-Hashimi – I feel sympathy and sad to the suffering of Iraqi people as whole without discrimination. In my opinion , I have optimism to the future of Iraq, as proved that Iraqi social links will remain coherent forever keeping its diversity despite challenges.
Ankawa.com – It is known that the Islamic party of your leadership is influential in Mosul , what is your view regarding events against Christians lately in Mosul and what is the responsibility of the Islamic party and how it deals with these events ?
AL-Hashimi â€“ The Islamic party condemned and denounced the migration campaign against our brothers the Christians and took immediate act for immediate relief campaign covering Ninevah plain and churches in Baghdad where some families emigrate.
Ankawa.com â€“ Many of our people demand to fix its whole national rights within the Iraqi constitution, what is your stance concerning these demands and your support for fixation within the Iraqi constitution?
Al-Hashimi â€“ Autonomy is not a solution neither alternative for justice and Iraqiâ€™s safety as whole is the responsibility of the government without taking any consideration of their membership and position on Iraqi map and has to be completely activate.
Ankawa.com â€“ Christians were exposed to crimes after 2003 facing kidnapping, killing, blackmail and forced migration besides explosion of churches, forcing to flee and be refugees. Following up media, we hear the news of arresting criminals, why criminal names and parties concerned were not announced and why facts and information are concealed ? What is the responsibility of government against events?
Al-Hashimi – I do realize your suffering and have satisfaction that governmental sides, judiciary and security apparatus deliberately concealed the publishing of information interested by ordinary citizen according to political needs, so we still recall for reforming judiciary and security apparatus.
Ankawa.com â€“ What is your stance against allocating certain seats Al-Quota in the provincial elections regarding minorities?
Al-Hashimi â€“ We will support that without any doubt .Our stance is still the same , there must be appropriate share agreed upon in the frame of agreement if no share available by elections.