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US Reads Out Pompeo Call With Corrupt UN Guterres Who Refuses Questions Banning Press 555th Day

By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive, more here

UN GATE, Dec 31 – On Iraq, yet another country in which the UN system of Antonio Guterres is corrupt (see below UNESCO exclusive from Inner City Press which Guterres bans from the UN now for the 555th day), Guterres on November 28 had a canned statement through equally corrupt Stephane Dujarric: "The Secretary-General urges all actors  to refrain from violence and to engage in peaceful and meaningful dialogue for the benefit of Iraq and the Iraqi people."

  Now on January 9, after air strikes and amid protest at and inside the US Embassy in Baghdad, the drone strike and plane downing, this read-out from US State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus (while the UN not only issued no read out, but refused each and every one of Inner City Ptenress'  written questions, entirely corrupt) - "The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎  Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.  They discussed ongoing developments in the Middle East, as well as the enduring importance of the UN Charter, which was the topic of a high-level open debate at the UN Security Council today."

And from Guterres, who has been on a publicly funded junket for weeks, location undisclosed? Nothing. Totally corrupt.

Following the exclusive report by Inner City Press of May 26, the wind of panic in the Cabinet of Azoulay is blowing across UNESCO.  In February 2018, only few months after the election of the French Director General Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO launched the “Revive the Spirit of Mosul” initiative ostensibly to participate in the reconstruction of this city, after years of war and destruction.  This seemingly noble initiative was in fact a cover up operation of reinforcing French influence in Iraq in order to secure markets and work for French companies. Inner City Press, before being roughed up and banned by Antonio Guterres, can trace this all the way back to France's abstention for BNP Paribas on Iraq Oil for Food.

  UNESCO was used and abused since then in the realization of that pragmatic end. All donations received from Governments around the world are accurately planned to be channeled in due course to corporations close to the French administration.  How did that happen? This is how. Immediately after the launch of the initiative, a special team was established within UNESCO led by the Director of the Cabinet of Azoulay, Nicolas Kassianides, well know by now for his illegal housing grants exposed by Inner City Press.

  Members of this restricted team are only fully loyal people to Azoulay such as the Assistant Director General for Culture Erneso Otone Ramirez, one of his senior Directors, Lazare Eloundou Assomo and the member of the Cabinet of Azoulay, exposed by Inner City Press as the forgetting her passport while traveling on official missions, Sunna Altnoder. 

As a next step, the Director of the UNESCO office in Baghdad, Louise Haxthausen, was removed straight away, since she was considered by Kassianides too close to the government of Iraq after her several years of experience in the country, and too independent in her dealing with issues that progressively became sensitive for French national interests. She was replaced by a Director well know for his submissive behavior in any circumstance, the Italian Paolo Fontani. 

At some point earlier this year, the Iraqi government expressed dissatisfaction that UNESCO is focusing on the reconstruction of one city only. The response from Azoulay was rib-tickling; in a meeting with the highest authorities of Iraq, she simply countered their line of reasoning by pointing out that UNESCO must first do the “re-looking of Mosul”.  The people present in the room are still telling the story over lunches and dinners when time for jokes arrives together with coffee and cognac.  Why focusing on Mosul is having a plain and simple rationalization. Most of the millions received by UNESCO are for projects to be implemented in that particular city. Actually, there are no prospects for business elsewhere at this stage. Thus, in corrupted UNESCO, the dirt keeps on oozing this time in the context of Iraq.  Furthermore, the French DG Audrey Azoulay supported and supervised personally the organization of a concert with her French partners and friends in Chateau de Chambord.

 Still banned Inner City Press will have more on this.


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