Photos from Minneapolis Delegation to Sister City Najaf

Posted on November 29, 2012 by


A delegation organized by theIraqi and American Reconciliation Project(IARP) traveled to Minneapolis’ Sister City of Najaf, Iraq from November 9 to November 20, 2012. According to the Najaf provincial government, which helped host the delegation, the group of seven Americans was the first American citizen delegation to travel to Najaf after the withdrawal of the United States military at the end of 2011. The group helped plant 70 trees in Najaf and met with governmental, non-governmental, and academic groups in Najaf.

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2 comments

  1. A great team with an awesome people! best wishes for all of you , and lucky whom ever was in Iraq this year!I wish I was with your team in Iraq 🙁

    Comment by R. Taleen on December 1, 2012 at 5:29 am

  2. It is a nice and brave initiative for these American people to visit Iraq and care about the American-Iraqi relationship.

    Comment by Haider on February 9, 2013 at 4:44 pm