Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly is asking Al-Brazani
to include the Chaldean ethnicity name, as own national one and not
under a fabricated one.
Chaldean Patriarchate of Babylon, Bagdad
Your Excellency Mr. Massoud Al-Brazani,
President of the Kurdistan region.
May God's peace be with you.
I am writing to you asking you
for your well known justice and love for all people of Iraq without any
exception and distinction.
In the Chaldean bishops meeting
held in Ankwa on May 5th 2009, we
insisted on our Chaldean national identity along with the rest of
ethnicities. We therefore remind your Excellency of our
equitable request to include the Chaldean ethnicity name,
its identity and legitimate rights as own national one along with the
We also thank you for your
consistent position towards the various nationalities that make up the
Iraqi people, including Chaldeans, Syriacs and Assyrians and of your
concern of not integrate their names under a fabricated one. Further we
kindly ask you to protect the rights of all the ethnicities who are
living in the Kurdistan region and who express their love and
appreciation to you and which every of them is proud of its name as it
has been for thousands of years.
What we hope you and really ask
you is not to approve the ratification of the
decision of the Parliament of the Kurdistan region with regard to
Article 5 of the draft Constitution of the Kurdistan region which
is in line with article 125 in the Federal Constitution of Iraq, in
which your Excellency had played great role and which was well
All thanks to you from the
Chaldean bishops and the Chaldean people from around the world.
May God bless you.
Yours truly, Cardinal Emmanuel
III Delly ,
of Babylon for the Chaldeans around the world