Security Council urges Iraq’s leaders to speed up the formation of the government and resolve the oil dispute
Security Council urges Iraq’s leaders to speed up the formation of the government and resolve the oil dispute between Baghdad and Erbil
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The UN Security Council urged political leaders in Iraq to speed up the formation of the government and resolve the dispute between Baghdad and Erbil in the file of oil in line with international obligations.
A statement by the United Nations Mission in Iraq, said “members of the Security Council received a briefing on the situation in Iraq by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, the first on Wednesday and expressed their support for the work of the difficult and important role to play in Iraq, and to aid continuing provided by the United Nations in support of the people The Iraqi government. ”
The statement added that “the members of the Security Council praised the Independent High Electoral Commission for elections, and Iraqi security forces and the Iraqi people, candidates and coalitions on their action successful elections despite ongoing security challenges of terrorist groups, particularly the organization of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant Daash.”
The new members of the UN Security Council, according to the statement, “invited all the political entities to work together towards an inclusive political process in a timely manner aimed at strengthening Iraq’s national unity, sovereignty and independence,” as called for Iraq’s leaders to “engage as soon as possible to form a government that will represent the will of the the Iraqi people and its sovereignty. ”
They also expressed their belief that “Iraq could work, through its democratic institutions and cooperation with the Iraqi society, to address the challenges facing the country, including in the interest of all Iraqis,” according to the statement.
He urged members of the Security Council Baghdad and Erbil on “to reach agreement on all outstanding issues between them, including energy exports and the sharing of resources in line with Iraq’s international obligations.”
And Assar statement UNAMI said that “members of the Security Council reaffirmed their support for the efforts of the Iraqi government to help meet the security needs of the entire population of Iraq, especially in light of the difficult security situation existing at the present time,” he emphasized, “their support for the efforts of the Government of Iraq to engage local civil society leaders in Anbar, and calls for a conference on the situation in Anbar urging the Government of Iraq to continue to work with the United Nations Mission to help Iraq and the humanitarian agencies to ensure the delivery of humanitarian relief to those in need of the Iraqis. ”