Baghdad, Iraq, 23 September 2017 - Senior media professionals in Iraq adopted the “Code of the National Media on Peaceful Coexistence” at a conference in Baghdad with a view to support the process of national reconciliation in the post-Daesh phase.
Baghdad, Iraq – 21 September 2017 - International Day of Peace in Baghdad was a time to remember the sacrifices made in the fight to defeat the terrorist Daesh and an occasion to hope and believe in peace, through music and poetry, symbolizing the love for life and a better future.
The members of the Security Council expressed concern over the potentially destabilizing impact of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s plans to unilaterally hold a referendum next week.
Council members note that the planned referendum is scheduled to be held while counter-ISIL (Da’esh) operations – in which Kurdish forces have played a critical role – are ongoing, and could detract from efforts to ensure the safe, voluntary return of over three million refugees and internally displaced persons.
Baghdad, Iraq, 17 September 2017 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has been informed of an explosion that killed a number of people, including members of the Popular Mobilization Units and civilians, in a village west of Mosul today.
Baghdad, Iraq, 14 September 2017 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, condemns in the strongest terms the cowardly twin attacks carried out by the terrorist Daesh on a restaurant and a security checkpoint in Nassiriya, southern Iraq, which resulted in numerous civilian casualties, including many pilgrims.
The SRSG extends his deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.