Joint Syrian-Iraqi-Iranian Judicial Committee stresses strengthening cooperation in the field of combating terrorism

Damascus, SANA- Concluding its work on Thursday held in Damascus, the Joint Syrian-Iraqi-Iranian Judicial Committee stressed the importance of strengthening judicial relations between the three countries, and cooperation in the field of combating terrorism, confronting it in all its forms, and prosecuting terrorist groups and organizations wherever they exist.

In a statement read by the President of the Court of Cassation and member of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Hassan Shash, head of the Syrian side of the committee, he explained the importance of cooperation in filing the necessary lawsuits or filing complaints before foreign and international courts, and taking any legal or judicial action against terrorist groups and organizations along with the countries that support them, including monitoring the leaders and elements of these groups and organizations that practice terrorism on the territories of the three countries or against their interests, prosecuting them, and carrying out the necessary coordination to include them on the terrorist lists approved by the UN.

The three countries also agreed to document terrorist crimes by the competent authorities in each country, since these crimes are not subject to limitation, no matter how long it takes, in addition to the necessary judicial cooperation to confront economic terrorism that is practiced through unilateral coercive measures imposed by some countries against other ones. In addition to the cooperation against the theft of national wealth, such as oil, antiquities, wheat, etc., especially against what is happening on Syrian territory.

Head of the Iraqi Judicial Supervision Authority, Judge Laith Jabr Hamza, said that this cooperation is an important step in combating terrorism, exchanging information and experiences, and defending the rights of victims of terrorism before national and international courts.

 He noted that the next meeting will be in Baghdad, and will discuss what was agreed upon in Damascus.

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