UNAMI: The current crisis is not insurmountable, and Iraq’s sacrifices must not be in vain

  • Time: 08/19/2022 10:10:14
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UNAMI: The current crisis is not insurmountable, and Iraq's sacrifices must not be in vain

  {Political: Al Furat News} The United Nations Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) confirmed that the current political crisis in the country is “not insurmountable.”

A statement by UNAMI on the nineteenth anniversary of the attack on its headquarters in Baghdad, a copy of which was received by Al-Furat News Agency, stated: “The nineteenth of August is a day engraved in the collective memory of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the United Nations as a whole. On this day From 2003, a bombing targeted the headquarters of the United Nations Mission in Baghdad, killing 22 of our colleagues, including Special Representative Sergio Vieira de Mello, and wounding nearly 150 others.

He added, “The victims were United Nations staff working to support the country’s post-conflict recovery, and since 2009, this day has been designated as World Humanitarian Day, to be observed annually in recognition of the essential work of humanitarian workers around the world. “.

The statement continued, “We at the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), as we remember the lives lost, the injured and the families who still bear the scars of that tragedy, we also remember the ultimate goal of their sacrifice, which is the same goal that we reiterate today: support for the people of Iraq.”

UNAMI pointed out that “Iraq has faced countless difficulties in recent years, and the current political crisis is only the last protracted challenge. However, none of the current disputes is intractable, and it cannot be considered more important than the national interest,” pointing out to “The many sacrifices that were made to restore Iraq’s standing must not be in vain: all efforts must be mobilized for dialogue and solutions in the public interest of the people.”


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