6 February 2014

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Condemns Attack on Iraq’s Foreign Affairs Ministry,


Urges Iraqis to Unite against Terrorism


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Iraq, including against the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday.  He extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes those injured a full recovery.

The Secretary-General appeals to all Iraqis to unite in confronting terrorism.  The United Nations stands by the people and the Government of Iraq in this endeavour.

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