المرجع السيستاني:الترحيب بمساعدة اصدقائنا لا يعني غض الطرف عن استقلالنا وهويتنا – al-Sistani in the press: Accepting help from our friends does not mean turning a blind eye to our independence or identity

Original source (Arabic): http://www.sistani.org/arabic/in-news/25048/ Dated: 13-March-2015 Translation starts here: Report from Nun al-Khabarya news agency. Marja’ al-Sistani: Welcoming aid from our friends does not mean turning a blind eye to our independence and identity.   The high representative of the Religious Authority welcomed any assistance from the brothers and friends of Iraq in the fight against