Iraq introduced immediately, Tuesday, that it has begun learning compensation declare mechanisms for the Israeli bombing of the Tammuz nuclear reactor, southeast of Baghdad, in 1981.
The media workplace of Iraqi nationwide safety adviser Qassem Al-Araji stated – in an announcement – that Al-Araji mentioned, throughout a gathering with officers from the Ministry of Overseas Affairs, vitality atomic bombing in Baghdad, means and mechanisms to say compensation from Iraq for the bombing of the reactor.
The assertion provides that this declare relies on the United Nations Safety Council Decision No. 487 of 1981 and in accordance with authorized means and choices that be sure that Iraq obtains its rights, in accordance with worldwide legal guidelines and covenants.
He added that in the course of the assembly it was emphasised that Iraq's rights have been in concord with UN Safety Council resolutions and the obligations of the Worldwide Atomic Vitality Company, stressing that the axes of the topic could be offered later to Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi to determine on the mechanisms to determine the rights of Iraq on this file and work to revive them.
And UN Safety Council Decision 487 states that Iraq has the best to acquire compensation for the Israeli assault on the Tammuz nuclear reactor, the development of which was supervised by French engineers and Italians.
On June 7, 1981, Israeli planes bombed the reactor, which was nonetheless underneath development with technical help from France, inflicting the destruction of huge components of it, and the Israeli assault killed not less than 10 Iraqi troopers and a French civilian.