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UNSC calls for restraint in violence-hit Iraq
December 15, 2019

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The UN Security Council (UNSC) has called upon all stakeholders in Iraq to show maximum restraint and refrain from violence. 

According to a statement by the UN, the Security Council members expressed "grave concern" over killing and maiming of unarmed demonstrators and security forces.

They stressed Iraqi authorities to promptly conduct transparent investigations into violence against those demonstrating.

The members of the Security Council also expressed concern over the involvement of armed groups in extrajudicial killings and kidnappings.

 

(NNR/Abdul Rehman)