Friday, June 5, 2015

Tariq Aziz - long time Saddam Hussein aide dies at 79

Tariq Aziz, a trusted aide of Saddam Hussain died at the age of 79. A local health official told reporters that he was taken to hospital from prison after suffering a heart attack. Initial reports said he had died in prison.

The aged Tariq Aziz has been the foreign and deputy prime minister during Saddam's regime.

Tariq was sentenced to death by the Iraqi Supreme Court in 2010 for the persecution of religious parties under Saddam's rule but was never executed.

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