Baghdad - INA
Today, Sunday, the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Hassan Nazim, pledged to erect a monument to commemorate the October martyrs in Baghdad.
A ministry statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) stated that "the minister received in his official office the father of martyr Mustafa Hadi, one of the martyrs of the October demonstrations in Tahrir Square in Baghdad."
During the meeting, the minister affirmed that "the martyrs of Tishreen and the rest of the demonstrators are our children, and we went through many circumstances in the 1990s during the days of the former regime, so we feel the suffering of this age group, and we support their legitimate peaceful demands in their country."
He added, "The culture supports the peaceful trend and legitimate rights, and our positions on the October Revolution are clear," noting that "change can happen without the fall of a martyr or a single drop of blood."
According to the statement, Nazim pointed out that "the ministry received the demonstrators who demonstrated in front of the ministry more than once to listen to them and work to achieve their demands that can be achieved in this period that the country is going through."