Special Adviser Meets the Minister of Defense

Special Adviser Karim A. A. Khan QC met the newly appointed Minister of Defense His Excellency Jouma Anad for the first time today. The Special Adviser provided an overview of UNITAD's work, and an update on ongoing projects pursuant to its mandate to hold Daesh perpetrators accountable.

His Excellency expressed his support for UNITAD's capacity-building work within the Ministry of Defense, including the Military Intelligence. He also stressed the importance of this work in ultimately contributing to strengthening Iraq's efforts to support fair and independent investigations to achieve justice for victims and survivors of ISIL crime