2004 News Story

Shura Council issues statement on Iraq

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) issued a statement at its 80th general meeting today concerning the latest developments in Iraq. The Council expressed its deep concern about the killings and destruction at a time when Iraqis have been promised freedom and democracy, and called for an immediate halt to these acts in order to spare the shedding of Iraqi blood. Wishing the people of Iraq every progress and prosperity, the Council urged them to unite and not to allow the perpetrators of violence to force them apart.