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UN Security Council condemns the assassination attempt against PM al-Kadhimi

Category: Iraq News

Date: 2021-11-08T18:28:23+0000
UN Security Council condemns the assassination attempt against PM al-Kadhimi

Shafaq News/ The UN Security Council denounced, today, the assassination attempt that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi was subjected to.

The Council said in a statement, "The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the 7 November 2021 assassination attempt against Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi."

"The members of the Security Council reiterated their support for the independence, sovereignty, unity, territorial integrity, democratic process and prosperity of Iraq", the statement said, noting, "The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security."

Furthermore, the Council underlined, in its statement, the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers, and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice, and urged all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the Government of Iraq and all other relevant authorities in this regard.  

"The members of the Security Council reiterated that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever and by whomsoever committed. They reaffirmed the need for all States to combat by all means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and other obligations under international law, including international human rights law, international refugee law, and international humanitarian law, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts", the statement concluded.

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