Iraq prohibits normalization, engagement with Israeli occupation
Iraq finally declares it has passed the law that prohibits normalization and engagement with "Israel" solidifying its position with the Palestinian cause.
On Thursday, The Council of Representatives of Iraq voted unanimously on a law criminalizing the normalization with the Israeli occupation.
The law was passed by deputies chanting slogans refuting all forms of normalization with "Israel".
The House of Representatives convened, with 275 deputies present, under the chairmanship of the Speaker of the House, Mohammed Halbusi, to vote on the proposed articles of the law prohibiting normalization and engagement with "Israel".
This comes after the first reading of the Iraqi House of Representatives, on 12 May, approved a bill prohibiting normalization and engagement with "Israel".
The Act aims to preserve Iraq's “national, Islamic and humanitarian principles, given the danger of normalization with the occupied Zionist entity.”
The house, added in its statement that the Act also aims to prohibit any and all cooperation, collaboration, or sympathizing with “Israel” maintaining a unified front supporting the Palestinian cause.