Sadly and unfortunately we were informed of the death of Sheikh Khurto Hajji, Yazidi religion spiritual leader in Iraq and the world, and one of the national religious figures who played a significant role in the Iraqi arena, and has the utmost respect, appreciation, and love from us.

We offer our condolences to the people of Iraq on his departure, we share the grief of fellow members of the Yazidi community and present sincere prayers for the deceased to be blessed by God and granted mercy, and hope for his family great patience and recompense.

Fuad Hussein
Foreign Minister of Republic of Iraq