UN to help document crimes committed by ISIS

Erbil, Kurdistan Region ( – Head of KRG Foreign Relations Minister Falah Mustafa yesterday met with United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Kate Gilmore.

Deputy High Commissioner Gilmore praised the role of Kurdistan Region in protecting members of ethnic and religious minorities fleeing ISIS brutality and highlighted the degree of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence in the region. She said that the UN would continue supporting Kurdistan in coping with such a large number of displaced people and refugees and in documenting the crimes committed against Ezidis and other ethnic and religious minorities.

Minister Mustafa thanked the Deputy High Commissioner for her statements of support and stressed that the KRG would continue cooperation with all UN agencies based in Kurdistan.

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