participate in L'Humanite Festival
Continuing an internationalist tradition that goes back to the 1970s, the Iraqi Communist Party participated in the L'Humanite Festival held in Paris (11-13 September 2009).
The marquee of "Tareeq Al-Shaab" (People's Path), the daily newspaper of the Iraqi CP, in the International Village was set up by the party organization in France, with active participation of party members and supporters from several European countries.
The Central Committee of Iraqi CP was represented by comrade Faisal al-Sarraf who had arrived from Baghdad especially for the event. He held a number of meetings with delegations of fraternal and friendly parties. He was received by the National Committee of the French Communist Party in its headquarters on 15 September 2009, and had a meeting with comrade Jacques Fath, the head of FCP international relations department.
The marquee of "Tareeq Al-Shaab" was packed with visitors listening to lively Iraqi music and and joining in lively folk dance, as well as sampling delicious Iraqi food.