Press Release

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on Iraq

29 September 2022

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General 
New York, 28 September 2022 

The Secretary-General is following with concern the reported shelling of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including in civilian areas. He calls for an immediate de-escalation and urges respect for Iraq’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and the principle of good neighborly relations. 

UN entities involved in this initiative

United Nations

Goals we are supporting through this initiative