Tuesday, 29 March 2011 03:00

Consultations held on disputed internal territories

Baghdad, 29 March, 2011 - A meeting took place on Sunday 27 March in Baghdad, under UNAMI auspices, to explore the idea of setting up a mechanism for consultation that would bring together concerned parties, with the aim of addressing pending and pressing issues related to disputed internal territories.

The meeting discussed that such a mechanism could serve as an important instrument to enhance stability and peaceful resolution of conflict, and enable all stakeholders to discuss and seek common solutions to outstanding issues. Further meetings including representation at the local level in the coming period were encouraged.

“UNAMI welcomes this important meeting and stands ready to continue facilitating dialogue and promoting negotiated agreements between all parties, especially at these challenging times”, said the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Ad Melkert.

The meeting was facilitated by SRSG Ad Melkert and attended by Dr. Rowsch Shawis, Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Hassan Al-Sunaid and Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili.

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