New York

15 January 2018

Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on terrorist attacks in Baghdad, Iraq

The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the twin terrorist attacks in Baghdad today. He expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

The Secretary-General reiterates that the United Nations will continue to stand by the Government and people of Iraq in their efforts to fight terrorism and rebuild their country.

St├ęphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General