SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON BAGHDAD ATTACK

22 March 2007
SC/8974-IK/565-SG/2126

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON BAGHDAD ATTACK

22 March 2007
Security Council
SC/8974 IK/565 SG/2126
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON BAGHDAD ATTACK

The following Security Council press statement on the attack in Baghdad was read out today by Council President Dumisani S. Kumalo ( South Africa):

The members of the Security Council welcomed the Secretary-General’s visit to Baghdad.

They expressed their unwavering support for the efforts of the United Nations and its Secretary-General to promote an inclusive and effective political process in Iraq aimed at reaching national reconciliation, preserving its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the abhorrent terrorist attack on the Iraqi Prime Minister’s office where the Secretary-General participated in a joint press conference.

The members of the Security Council condemned all terrorist attacks and reaffirmed the need to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and by all means, in accordance with international law.

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