The Chaldean Patriarch, Louis Raphaël Sako, in a telephone call to Iraqi Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr, congratulated him on his unexpected victory in the country’s recent parliamentary elections.

According to the Patriarchate, Sadr thanked Sako for his words and pledged to “support Christians”, the Vatican-linked news agency Fides reported.

Sako has positioned himself of leader of Iraq’s remaining Christians, who are rebuilding their lives, homes and churches since the military defeat of IS last year

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