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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 11:00

DSRSG Busztin in Mosul: “I urge and encourage all parties to continue in their efforts to reconcile the various components of Ninewa”

Mosul, 30 August 2017 - The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq (DSRSG), Gyorgy Busztin, visited Mosul on 29 August 2017 where he met with the Governor Nawfal al-Sultan, Ninawa Provincial Council chairman Basshar al-Kiki, and a number of Provincial Council members. Separately, he conducted meetings with the head of the KDP branch in Mosul, Esmat Rajab, and Abdullah al-Nujaifi in his capacity of political advisor to the United for Reform.

Mr. Busztin congratulated his interlocutors on the recent military victory in Telafar against D’aesh, as well on the noticeable progress in the rehabilitation of East Mosul. Political and security developments in the Governorate were also discussed.

“I urge and encourage all parties to continue in their efforts to reconcile the various components of Ninewa and to actively contribute to Iraq’s better future,” said DSRSG Busztin and added that “UNAMI is ready to provide all its support in this regard”.

In addition, Mr. Busztin advised the stakeholders to strive towards holding the elections on their designated date and to treat the electoral process as a priority action for public engagement, accountability and reconciliation and emphasized the need to improve security for all citizens of Ninewa.


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