Saturday, 26 October 2013
The first Arab Left Trade Unionist Seminar opened in the city of Erbil – Iraq on Thursday 24 October 2013, hosted by the Iraqi Communist Party.
The following Communist and Left parties and organizations are participating in the Seminar:
Sudanese Communist Party, People’s Party of Palestine, Jordanian Communist Party, Lebanese Communist Party, Egyptian Communist Party, Party of Progress and Socialism in Morocco, Kuwaiti Progressive Party, Progressive Democratic Forum in Bahrain, Palestinian Liberation Front, Democratic Front of the Liberation of Palestine, Iraqi Communist Party, Kurdistan Communist Party - Iraq.
The meeting was addressed by Comrade Hamid Majeed Mousa, the Secretary of the Central Committee of the Iraqi Communist Party. His contribution dealt extensively with the political developments in the Middle East and their impact on the peoples of the region. Special attention was paid to the tasks of the forces of the Left, and the need to activate their role and strengthen their contribution to the struggles of peoples toward achieving true democracy and social progress.
The participants in the Seminar visited the cemetery of the martyrs of the Iraqi Communist Party, who had joined the Communist Partisan Movement in the fight against Saddam’s fascist dictatorship.
The Seminar is continuing its deliberations and will end its sessions on Saturday 26 October 2013.
International Relations Committee
Iraqi Communist Party
25 October 2013