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  6/18/2014, Sivan 20, 5774

Sunni, Shiite Leaders in Iraq: Protect the Country's Honor


Political leaders of Sunni and Shiite groups in Iraq gathered for a closed meeting in response to harsh violence of a religious nature last week.

At the close of the meeting, which was also attended by Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and former Sunni Parliament Speaker, Osama al-Nujaifi, the leaders released a statement in which they called “To Protect the country and defend its independence and honor.”