Chief of U.N. Concerned About Iraq Violence

Chief of U.N. Concerned About Iraq Violence

Violence in Iraq has been surging since the U.S. military drawn down. U.N. leader Ban Ki-moon has expressed concerns over the fact that violence has been on the rise in Iraq. A statement released by Ki-moon’s office says “The Secretary-General welcomes the successful meeting between the representatives of the demonstrators, local officials and the Iraqi Security Forces which has defused tensions in Ramadi, Anbar Governorate”.

At least 50 have been killed and 150 have been wounded in the fighting around the country in the last month.

For more:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-05/01/c_132352034.htm

http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/02/world/meast/iraq-violence/index.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/iraq-on-the-brink/2013/04/30/144b9274-b0f0-11e2-bbf2-a6f9e9d79e19_story.html

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