Tuesday, 11 February 2014 10:50

SRSG Mladenov Condemns Attempt on Speaker Nujaifi's Life

Baghdad, 11th February 2014 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov, strongly condemned the attack against the convoy of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Osama Al-Nujaifi, in the city of Mosul in Ninewa Province yesterday afternoon. 


SRSG Mladenov urged all leaders to "unite against terrorism, which is affecting all segments of the Iraqi society”. 


“I also take this opportunity to call on the people of Iraq to support the security forces, local authorities and the tribes of Anbar in their fight against terrorism and to provide humanitarian support to those affected by the fighting”, he said. 


“In addition, I call on all sides to help rebuild Anbar through investment and socially inclusive policies and to address the causes of violence through dialogue and the political process" he added. 


“Finally, I wish a speedy recovery to those who were injured in this incident”, Mr. Mladenov said.


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