Violence in Iraq condemned by UN

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Hoshyar Zebari, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iraq

The upsurge in violence in the Anbar Province of Iraq has been condemned by the United Nations Secretary-General.

According to reports, at least 60 people have died in car-bombings and clashes between security forces and militants linked to al-Qaeda in the Province.

Ban Ki-moon is currently in Iraq to discuss the country's future.

The violence has surged as Iraq prepares for elections scheduled for 30 April this year.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

Duration: 3’16″

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