On Thursday, Jenin Hennis-Plasschaert, the United Nations Special Representative for Iraq, urged the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to follow through with the Sinjar Agreement they previously reached.
During the commemoration of the ninth anniversary of the genocide of the Yazidis in Sinjar, she delivered a speech. The ceremony was held in Erbil, under the auspices of the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani.
Blaskhart emphasized in her speech that the tragedies experienced by the Yazidis should never be repeated, and the implementation of the Sinjar Agreement is crucial.
She emphasized the importance of facilitating the return of those who have been displaced to their homes in Sinjar. Additionally, she called for the cooperation of all parties involved in the normalization of conditions in the district.
Blaskhart approached the Iraqi government to characterize the acts of ISIS against the Yazidis as a wrongdoing of slaughter, focusing on the need to reconstruct Sinjar, lay out security and dependability there, and establish a reasonable climate for the arrival of the dislodged.
The British Consul General in Erbil expressed her country’s support for the Sinjar Agreement’s implementation. She stated that the appointment of a new District Commissioner serves as a significant advancement towards the reconstruction of the district.
During the same ceremony, Roy Keef stated in a speech that we will persist in gathering documents and evidence related to the crimes committed against the Yazidis. Additionally, we will assist the Iraqi government in fulfilling its obligations towards this group.
She said, “Our commitment to providing financial assistance to the Yazidis will remain steadfast. It is crucial for the displaced Yazidis to return to their homes in Sinjar, which presents a significant challenge. They deserve to be able to return home.”
The speaker stated that Britain is in favor of the Sinjar Agreement and considers the appointment of a new District Commissioner as a significant development in the rebuilding of the district.
The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, has urged for the removal of the PKK and other illegal forces from Sinjar district. He also called on the House of Representatives and the federal government to hold special talks in order to establish normal conditions in the area and facilitate the return of displaced Yazidis to their homes.