Press Releases & Statements

Baghdad, 21 June 2012 -- The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, visited Najaf today and discussed the political situation in Iraq with Grand Ayatollah Al Sayed Ali al-Sistani. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 20 June 2012 – To mark World Refugee Day, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, visited Domiz Camp in Dohuk Governorate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq yesterday, 19 June. He met with the head of the Provincial Council, Dr. Fadhil Omar, in Dohuk, and spoke to residents in the camp to learn more about the needs and concerns of the individuals and families who have fled the ongoing violence in Syria. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 13 June 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, travelled to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region yesterday and discussed the current political situation in Iraq with President Jalal Talabani and the President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani. عربي  كوردى

Baghdad, 13 June 2012 – “I am deeply shocked and utterly dismayed by the despicable attacks across Iraq today that have claimed the lives of scores of Iraqis, including many pilgrims, and have injured dozens more,” the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler said. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 11 June 2012 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, expressed his concern today about the delay in the relocation of the residents of Camp New Iraq (Ashraf) to Camp Hurriya. The relocation to Camp Hurriya has been stalled since the arrival of the fifth group of residents on 5 May. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 7 June 2012 - The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) takes note of the decision to postpone the setting of a date for the Kurdistan Region Governorate Council Elections until the completion of the required legislative framework. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 6 June 2012 - The United Nations participated today in a national event to mark World Environment Day, where it renewed its commitment and support to the Government of Iraq in its efforts to preserve the environment and respond to climate change in Iraq. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 5 June 2012 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, visited various locations in southern Iraq on 4 and 5 June. He met with local and governorate officials to discuss political and development issues affecting the area. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, 4 June 2012 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler, condemned in the strongest terms the heinous attacks in central Baghdad today, which have reportedly resulted in dozens of deaths and injured many more. عربي  كوردی

Baghdad, Geneva, 30 May 2012 - “The human rights situation in Iraq remains fragile as the country continues its transition from years of dictatorship, conflict, and violence, to peace and democracy,” states a United Nations report for 2011 on the human rights situation in Iraq. عربي  كوردی

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