BAGHDAD / NINA / the Christian community representative in the House of Representatives Yonadim Kanna revealed that, a number of Iraqi Christians who are in Syria left to other countries.
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The countries that took refuge by some Iraqi Christians, who are in Syria, are America, Australia and Canada, but most of them on their way back to Iraq."
He added: "We expect, within the next few days that, a large number of Iraqi Christians who are in Syria will return to Iraq and he has no accurate statistics on the number of Iraqi Christians who are in Syria."
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on the UN to intervene to protect Iraqis in Syria and to facilitate their return to Iraq, welcoming the return of Iraqis to their country, promising to forgive those who have negative attitudes.
The government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said earlier that, the government has provided four planes to transport Iraqis living in Syria to Iraq.
A source at the Ministry of Transport said that the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki devoted his private jet to transport Iraqis from Syria. / End