Al-Sudani Receives Family of US Humanitarian Aid Worker Killed by ISIS

  • 18-04-2024, 17:15
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    During his official visit to the United States, Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani met with the family of Kayla Mueller, who was kidnapped by ISIS terrorists in Aleppo, Syria in 2013 while working in humanitarian relief and killed in 2015.

    The Prime Minister’s Media Office said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA): “The Prime Minister received, on the sidelines of his official visit to the United States of America, the family of American citizen Kayla Mueller, who was kidnapped by ISIS terrorist gangs in the Syrian city of Aleppo in 2013 while she was working in The field of providing humanitarian relief, and was killed in 2015.

    The family handed Prime Minister Al-Sudani a letter requesting the Iraqi government's assistance in conducting an investigation that could lead to the recovery of their daughter’s remains, citing Iraq's extensive experience in counterterrorism and knowledge of terrorist groups within ISIS.

    Prime Minister Al-Sudani expressed his deep sympathy for the family and confirmed that specialized security agencies would initiate an investigation to find any information that could lead to Mueller’s remains. He emphasized that terrorism in Iraq has targeted all Iraqis regardless of religion, race, or ethnicity, and the sacrifices made by the people have ultimately led to the defeat of terrorism in the country.