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11 Jul 2014
Press Statement on Iraq SC/11437

The members of the UNSC deplored the events in the city of Mosul and condemned the recent terrorist attacks that are being perpetrated against the people of Iraq,expressing grave concern for the hundreds of thousands of individuals who have fled their homes seeking refuge in other areas of the country. The members of the UNSC reminded the Iraqi government to ensure that measures taken to combat terrorism comply with all obligations under international law, in particular human rights, refugee and humanitarian law.