Sunday, 23 April 2017 10:23

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the release of Qatari abductees in Iraq

New York, 21 April 2017: We welcome the release and return to their country of 26 Qatari nationals abducted in Muthanna governorate, Iraq, in December 2015.



We understand that the Qatari nationals were released unharmed. We are grateful to the Iraqi authorities and to all who contributed to the safe release of the abductees.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

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