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  • In the absence of real reform, IRAQ LURCHING TOWARDS CATASTROPHE

    In the absence of real reform,  IRAQ LURCHING TOWARDS CATASTROPHE PRESS RELEASE - For immediate release 19th May 2016 In the absence of real reform, IRAQ LURCHING TOWARDS CATASTROPHE   “If real and comprehensive reforms are not carried out, Iraq will lurch towards catastrophe.” This was the view expressed today by Struan Stevenson, President of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) and a former President of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iraq (2009-2014). Stevenson strongly condemned the recent explosions in Baghdad and other cities and said it would be impossible to sort out the current crisis unless the Iranian regime and its cohorts are expelled from Iraq and the true representatives of the Sunnis are allowed to have a share of political power and to be seriously involved in…
  • LETTER TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL SESSION ON IRAQ - 6 MAY 2016 - European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA)

    LETTER TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL SESSION ON IRAQ - 6 MAY 2016 - European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) 6 May 2016 Mr. President,Members of the Security Council,Secretary-General, On the eve of the UN Security Council session on Iraq, I am writing to you on behalf of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) to draw your attention to a number of points concerning the current crisis in Iraq. I have closely followed Iraq ever since 2003 and as the President of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq from 2009 to 2014, I travelled extensively to Baghdad, Erbil and other capitals in the region. Today, the international community is greatly concerned about the deepening crisis that has enveloped all of Iraq. Large swathes of the country are in the hands of Daesh terrorists with no clear prospect for…

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Saudi Arabia Slams Iran's Role...

30 May 2016

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Sunday that Iran must stop meddling in Iraq and that the presence of Iranian military units there is "unacceptable." His comments come as...

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23 May 2016
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02 May 2016
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In the absence of real reform,...

19 May 2016
In the absence of real reform,  IRAQ LURCHING TOWARDS CATASTROPHE

PRESS RELEASE - For immediate release 19th May 2016 In the absence of real reform, IRAQ LURCHING TOWARDS CATASTROPHE   “If real and comprehensive reforms are not carried out, Iraq will lurch towar...

LETTER TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL ...

06 May 2016
LETTER TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL SESSION ON IRAQ - 6 MAY 2016 - European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA)

6 May 2016 Mr. President,Members of the Security Council,Secretary-General, On the eve of the UN Security Council session on Iraq, I am writing to you on behalf of the European Iraqi Freedom Associa...

The international community sh...

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