The Ministry of the environment decided last Sunday to prevent the entry of most types of material used [bale] "in order to preserve the environment of Iraq and the health of the citizen, in addition to the national economy."
Mayahi said in a statement seen here "South", "the Environment Ministry did not have apparently any information or statistics about poverty in Iraq and did not know that there are thousands of families can't buy new clothes for their children, there are also other families with the same number, livelihood is selling those clothes."
"This decision is an injustice and an increase in the suffering of ordinary citizens and was the first environment to submit a proposal to reduce the suffering of the citizens and not the reverse, poor families with simple and user agrees to finish their children because of poverty and need, not ingratitude, and wants them to raise their standard of living and they automatically leave used clothing without the need for a decision of the Ministry of the environment."
Paul's Ministry of Environment invited to undo its decision, especially with the approaching holiday, not to be anything else to deprive children of their joy, and who no longer have nothing shall only new clothes on holidays. "
The Ministry attributed the environment in a statement "the decision to ban the import and entry materials to Iraq, that" most of the imported materials are in fact normal or hazardous waste significantly affect Iraq's environment and the health of citizens and on the national economy of the country ", noting that" the economic levels of Iraqi families no less than oil States with good economies, suggests the reputation of the Iraqi family and the Government's economic policies, "adding that" risks caused by materials used from most of these articles Now that does not match the storage or environmental conditions are changing in most countries of the world. "
The Ministry said that "many of these materials are used in manufacturing chemicals no longer allows the use of environmental conventions and protocols signed by Iraq with the United Nations and the international organizations concerned with the environment and public health."
"The former regime had opened for the import of materials used for the entry into the Iraqi market after the imposition of international sanctions on his regime as a result of its policies towards the countries of the region and indiscriminate wars that led to the complete breakdown of the Iraqi economy and its reflection on the living level of the Iraqi family, which resorted to the materials used for the inability to bear the costs of unused material.
The Iraqi market was flooded with used clothing and collectibles and household articles used [bale] and became a trade practised by many traders and varied sources that come from this material, where there are containers of this material comes from the Gulf and other containers come from Europe and elsewhere.
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