ERBIL— The Christians in Iraq are endangered and need urgent support from the UN, warned a Christian MP to the Iraqi House of Representatives.
Yundam Yusif Kanna, at the head of Rafidayin Faction, made the comments to the Iraqi Radio Sawa on Saturday.
He was not content with the UN efforts to ease the burden of the Christians across Iraq, describing them as "insufficient."
Kanna was especially critical of the Iraqi authorities for overlooking the UN and the international organizations, warning the situation of the minorities in Iraq may deteriorate further under the current conditions.
Due to the sectarian violence in central and southern Iraqi provinces and following the Islamic State (IS) invasion against Nineveh province, thousands of Christians were displaced.
Many of them have taken shelter in the Kurdistan Region but also thousands have crossed the borders into the neighboring countries or Europe. There are some reports over the shrinkage of the Christian community in Iraq.