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. 

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