Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, assured that the sacrifices made by the heroes of the armed forces, the popular crowd and the tribe members reflect the solidarity, cohesion and unity among all Iraqis. His eminence indicated that the sons of the south, and of Baghdad, Saladin, Anbar, Mosul and Diyala are defending the Iraqi land, away from any sectarian background, and that the souls and belongings of people in these regions are protected and preserved. Furthermore, he insisted that the popular crowd does not represent a specific color or sectarian affiliation, but includes all Iraqis, highlighting the need to do justice to the tremendous efforts and serious sacrifices made by the heroic combatants.
This came during Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim’s visit to the army troops and popular crowd forces at the advanced sites in Saladin on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
His eminence also called the citizens of Saladin province to shoulder their responsibilities in liberating the rest of the usurped lands in the province and purifying them from any remaining ISIS terrorists. He stressed the importance of reconstructing these ravaged regions and getting the displaced back to their regions with dignity so that they live in peace and stability. His eminence highlighted the importance of keeping a high discipline in all military plans and operations, and avoiding crowded zones as much as possible, in addition to working to send friendly and proper messages and engaging the citizens of these regions. He promoted the combatants to stick to the instructions of the supreme religious authority, for it represents an important pillar and an essential framework for the manners of jihad and method of fighting while taking into account the humanitarian dimensions.
On another note, Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim stated that the province of Saladin has gone through the worst because of the terrorist attacks launched by ISIS, lauding the sacrifices and efforts made by the military forces to clean the province and make sure its residents go back to it safe and sound, thus ensuring that this province witnesses the coexistence and cohesion among Iraqis.