The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the recent terrorist attacks in Baghdad, which have caused many multiple casualties among civilians observing the holy month of Ramadan.

This is a visit of solidarity with the people of Mosul who have suffered the oppression of ISIS in terrible conditions and that are now suffering from the military operations that are needed to defeat terrorism in Mosul.

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This is a visit of solidarity, solidarity with the Iraqi people, solidarity with Iraqi Government and institutions; solidarity in what I believe is an historic moment for Iraq. Iraq is in the final stages of its fight against terrorism.

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Baghdad, Iraq, 31 March 2017 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid a two-day visit to Iraq to express solidarity with the Iraqi people who are at the forefront of the fight against Daesh terrorists. Citing the immense suffering of the displaced, the Secretary-General made a strong appeal for more assistance from the international community to ensure immediate relief and longer term sustainable peace after Daesh is defeated.

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