UN / IRAQ NEW GOVERNMENT

28-Oct-2022 00:00:53
Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the formation of a new Government in Iraq and took note of the appointment of women to three of the 21 ministerial positions, his spokesperson said. UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / IRAQ NEW GOVERNMENT
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SOURCE: UNIFEED
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DATELINE: 28 OCTOBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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1. Wide shot, exterior, United Nations Headquarters

28 OCTOBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at to podium
3. Wide shot, journalists
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The Secretary-General welcomed the formation of a new Government in Iraq, led by Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani. He takes note of the appointment of women to three of the 21 ministerial positions that were filled on the 27th. The Secretary-General hopes that the remaining two cabinet positions will be filled swiftly. The Secretary-General urges the new Government to deliver on the long-standing demands of the people of Iraq for reform, accountability and a better future. He reaffirms that the UN remains fully committed to supporting the Government and people of Iraq.”
7. Various shots, end of briefing
STORYLINE
Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the formation of a new Government in Iraq and took note of the appointment of women to three of the 21 ministerial positions, his spokesperson said today (28 Oct).

United Nations Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric told journalists that the Secretary-General “hopes that the remaining two cabinet positions will be filled swiftly,” and has urged the new Government “to deliver on the long-standing demands of the people of Iraq for reform, accountability and a better future.”

The new Iraqi Government will be led by Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani.
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