Top envoy strongly condemns deadly attacks in IraqListen /
The top United Nations envoy in Iraq on Monday strongly condemned attacks that have claimed dozens of lives across the Middle Eastern nation since Sunday.
Gerry Adams reports.
A series of attacks – targeting both Iraqi security forces and civilians – killed at least 25 people on Monday.
The wave of violence was preceded on Sunday with a string of attacks which left 19 people dead and another 77 wounded.
Sunday's violence included a series of bomb blasts in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk. "The attacks in the disputed internal areas further aggravate the tensions there," said Martin Kobler, the Secretary-General's Special Representative in Iraq.
It is mandated to help with advancing inclusive political dialogue and national reconciliation, among other duties.
Gerry Adams, United Nations.