New York

6 February 2014

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on terrorist attacks in Iraq

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.