Security Council condemns attack on Iraq PM, urges accountability

AFP , Monday 8 Nov 2021

The UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned an assassination bid on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi and called on the perpetrators to be held accountable.

Mustafa Al-Kadhimi
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi attends the Baghdad summit in Baghdad, Iraq, August 28, 2021. (Reuters)

In a press statement, the 15 members of the Security Council "condemned in the strongest terms" the weekend attack.

"The members of the Security Council underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers, and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice," it said.

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