Baghdad, 17 December 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, strongly condemned the attacks that have claimed dozens of lives across Iraq since yesterday, in many cases targeting civilians. كوردی
“The attacks in the disputed internal areas further aggravate the tensions there,” Mr. Kobler said. “I call on all parties to engage in inclusive dialogue and to urgently work on defusing the situation to prevent an escalation. The United Nations stands ready to facilitate if requested to do so.”
Mr. Kobler extends his condolences to the families of those who were killed and his wishes for the speedy recovery of those who were injured.