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KRG Council of Ministers marks second anniversary of Sinjar tragedy

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The Kurdistan Regional Government Council of Ministers marked the second anniversary of the genocidal act committed against Yezidi Kurds by the Islamic State terrorist organisation, ISIS, in Sinjar and its environs.

In a ceremony today the staff of the KRG Council of Ministers observed a moment of silence to pay tribute to the victims of Sinjar genocide.

In a speech, KRG spokesman, Safeen Dizayee, once again condemned this crime, hoping that this deep pain will be soon eased.

In a statement to the KRG website, Mr. Dizayee said the Kurdistan Region will mobilise all its means to reconstruct Sinjar and other areas destroyed by ISIS terrorists.

He also stated that the Kurdistan Regional Government will continue its efforts to obtain international recognition of the crimes committed against Yezidi Kurds as genocide.

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