Friday, October 23 / October 2015 -
"News" Baghdad - runs the former Iraqi national security adviser back to a statue of Saddam Hussein wrapped around his neck rope to hang him, as he recalled the final moments before the execution of the dictator remained intact until the end, he says, he did not express any remorse. In his office, located in Kadhimiya in northern Baghdad, about a hundred meters from the place of execution of the judgment at Saddam, which falls on Monday, the seventh anniversary of his execution, smiling al-Rubaie times, and moves his hands with enthusiasm at other times, which tells in an exclusive interview with AFP, the end of the "majestic corner." He says al-Rubaie, "you received at the door. did not enter with us any foreigner or any American (...). He was wearing jacket and white shirt, natural is confused, he did not see signs of fear with him. Of course some people want me to say that collapsed, or was under anesthesia medications, but these facts of history. true criminal, a murderer's right, a serial killer is true, but he was holding myself together until the end. "He continued," I have not heard from him any regrets. I have not heard from him any request for forgiveness from God Almighty, or to request a pardon. I have not heard of it any prayer or a prayer. Human submitted on death usually say: 'O my Lord, forgive me my sins I'm coming to you. But he, did not say any of that. "He says al-Rubaie, ignoring his successor, Saddam's statue in uniform above the shoulders the rank of" imposing "its own corner" when I came it was idly by and was carrying our villages, and took him to the judge a room where he read him the indictment while he was repeating: Death to America, Death to Israel, Long live Palestine, death of the mare Magi. "He continues," led him to the execution chamber, he stood and looked at the gallows, then looked at me closer look ... and said to me, Doctor, this men (...). Opened his hand and tightened from behind, he said: brother, Vargenaha him, then gave me the Koran. I said to him: What do you do with it? Everyone: give it to my daughter, I said to him: Where I see? Give it to the judge, he gave him. "He received an error during the execution, as the two of Saddam were tied to each other, and had to climb stairs to get to the site executions, forced al-Rubaie, according to what he says, and others to drag him up the stairs. Prior to the execution of Saddam, who refused to put the lid for the face, loud in the hall slogans including "lived Imam Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr," who was killed under Saddam, and "Moqtada, Moqtada", leader of the Shiite prominent Currently, the former Laird said, "Is this manhood?". The last words of Saddam, "bear witness is no god but Allah and that Muhammad, tomorrow so we put in a white bag, and then put him on a stretcher and Abakenah in the room for a few minutes. "The transfer of Saddam's body in a US helicopter from the prison yard in Kadhimiya to the headquarters of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in the fortified Green Zone. He says al-Rubaie "Unfortunately the plane was crowded brotherhood, there was not left a place for bra (...) So we put on the ground with the brothers sat on the seats. But Suspender was long, so it was not blocking the doors. I remember clearly that the disk of the sun was beginning to show, "stressing that" the execution took place before sunrise, before the Eid. "At the home of al-Maliki," Prime Minister strain on our hands and said: God bless you. And I said to him, prefer to see him, angered his face and saw Saddam Hussein, "according to what he said the former national security adviser who is close to Prime Minister, who has ruled the country since 2006 and his participation in the execution, al-Rubaie, who three times prison under Saddam," said I did not feel such that a very strange sensation. Is committed crimes countless worth a thousand times and be executed, and live, and executed, but the feeling, that sense of sense is full of strange with all the feelings of death. " he explains "This is not an ordinary person. It has caused in his many wars of Iraq (...) The chemical was used against his own people, and we have lost hundreds of thousands of people in mass graves, and thousands of people in executions.So you know it is a historic event. "He spoke spring for pressure group suffered by the Iraqi authorities such as the execution of Saddam, including legal, including the political from Arab leaders.He said Saddam's execution path set out after a video-conference between al-Maliki and US President George Former George W. Bush, who asked Maliki, according to al-Rubaie, in the meeting, "What are you doing with this criminal?", to reply to him by saying Maliki "Nadmh," Bush unfurled his thumb, he agrees.
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