Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, received on Thursday, April 2, 2015, a cable of gratitude from the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as a reply to the cable of condolences that his eminence had sent after the incident of German plane crash in South France last week.
    Chancellor Merkel expressed her gratitude to Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim and assured that the German people feel deep appreciation for his eminence and his words of condolences, explaining that she has transmitted his eminence’s condolences to the families and relatives of the crash victims.
 
Text of the German Chancellor’s cable:

Your Eminence Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim
 
    “I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the expressions of condolences that you sent us after the horrible plane crash incident in South France. The citizens of my country immensely appreciate this position at this difficult time. I have conveyed your feelings of condolences also to the families and relatives of the victims.
With all due respect”
 
 
Dr. Angela Merkel
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany