Iraq: 'One-Blood' conference commemorates soldiers killed fighting IS

Representatives from Iran, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq gathered in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday to remember soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against the so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL). The theme of the conference was 'one-blood' to signify that while the soldiers were from different nations, they died in Iraq while fighting a common enemy. Relatives of the... Еще soldiers attended the conference with photos of their loved ones and the flags of their respective countries. One mother said the day «means a lot for us, to know the popular mobilisation forces think of our martyrs and about us, I thank them for this day. It's such a souvenir in our life.»

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