Iran and Iraq exchanged the remains of 25 military Shalamjah over port in Basra
Wednesday April 4, 2012
Agencies - the exchange of Iraq, Iran, Wednesday, the remains of 25 of their soldiers were killed in the territories of Iran and Iraq during the eight-year war that took place between the two countries, as revealed and the Iraqi Human Rights Ministry it was preparing to launch a new search for the remains of military personnel who are victims of that war in the border areas in Basra.
The director of the Office of the Ministry of Human Rights in Basra, Mahdi al-Tamimi in a press statement: "The exchange process carried out over port Shalamjah in Basra under the supervision of a team of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and delivered to Iraq where the remains of 20 of his soldiers, eight of them Maloumoua identity, and the others unknown."
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Tamimi said that "the remains of the Iraqi military moved to the center after receiving a ministry in the district of Zubair, in preparation to hand over the remains of Almalomin to their families, and conduct laboratory tests and analyzing the DNA of the remains anonymous in the hope of identifying their identities."
And between-Tamimi that "Iran has received the remains of five of its soldiers, including two known identity," and explained that "the remains of four of the Iranian military found by the Ministry of Human Rights by three weeks in a border area located within the boundaries of Majnoon oil field, and the remains of the fifth was found in Faw ".
Participated dozens of Iraqi military to conduct a ceremony to receive the remains, which included coverage of coffins Iraqi flags and decorated with bouquets roses, and then they carried on their shoulders and brought her to the sound of military music to the Iraqi side of the border crossing, while the Iranians ceremony similar to when they receive the remains of their soldiers five.