The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad, which have caused many multiple casualties among civilians observing the holy month of Ramadan.
The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
He reiterates that the United Nations will continue to stand by the Government and people of Iraq in their efforts to fight terrorism and hopes the perpetrators of this outrage will be swiftly apprehended and prosecuted.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General
New York, 30 May 2017