Monday, April 14 2015 20:48
Twilight News / condemned the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Tuesday additional operations destruction of the site, "Nimrod" archaeological in Iraq at the hands of the organization Daash, arguing that the deliberate destruction of the cultural heritage of a "war crime."
The Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova said in a statement seen by "Twilight News" that "the organization condemns this insane act of vandalism, which confirms the gravity of the situation."
She added that "this work proves that these terrorists do not seek only to destroy what represents the characters and monuments, but Bmtariqhm and off explosives also want to blur the site itself and insist clearly to erase all traces of the history and the legacy of the Iraqi people."
She Bokova said, "We will do everything possible to address this crime and Notgaha, in order to guarantee the identification of those involved and bring them to justice." She said that the "deliberate destruction of the cultural heritage of a war crime."
Daash and destroyed large parts of the city of Nimrod in the fifth of last March by bulldozers. And published on the militants released a videotape of its components as they are destroying what remains of the ancient city dating back to the third century BC.
The tape, which showed throughput of electronic accounts in favor of the organization, elements Daash They use hammers and heavy machinery to destroy the huge stone slabs, and concluded with a scene a big explosion, followed by footage of the city was razed to the ground.
For its part, renewed the Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities demands activate international resolutions to take swift action to help Iraq to protect its effects and museums and cultural property.
The ministry said in a statement reported for "Twilight News" that "terrorist gangs Daash when a blatant assault on the city of Nimrud archaeological on 03/05/2015 bulldozed and destroyed sculptures and blow up landmarks, condemned our ministry with all the honorable and involved in the world of this heinous crime."
She added, "Here they are today, after military defeats arouse feelings of humanity New Bardhm to record a special photographer crime indulging them to defy the will of the world."
The ministry stressed that "this persistence in the attack and destruction of all calls to action to accelerate the elimination of these stray gangs before they are made on the remainder of the effects of Mesopotamia."
The ministry asked to take swift action to help Iraq to protect its effects and museums, and cultural property to activate the relevant international resolutions.
The organization has been Daash to destroy and blow up landmarks and archaeological sites in the areas controlled by the northern and western Iraq since the summer of last year.
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