Trump signs the law on accountability for genocide in Iraq and Syria
US President Donald Trump signed on Tuesday the “Relief and Accountability Act on the Genocide in Iraq and Syria” which will direct humanitarian aid, stability and recovery assistance to various minorities in both countries.
“The bill directs the State Department to encourage foreign governments to identify and prosecute persons suspected of crimes against humanity, genocide or war crimes, including members of foreign terrorist organizations operating in Iraq or Syria,” White House deputy spokesman Lindsay Walters said in a statement. “He said.
Walters noted that President Trump’s administration remains committed to defeating the so-called “da’ash” and providing constant support to the individuals targeted by their efforts.
The law was passed between the Republican and Democratic parties unanimously in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Source