His Excellency the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, receive Mr. Gilles Michaud, Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, on Tuesday January 28th 2020. Regarding the outcomes of the latter’s visit to Iraq, which was achieved this month, and his meetings with Iraqi officials, as well as an evaluation of the status of the Iraq Assistance Mission and the level of its activities and achievements in light of the political and security conditions in Iraq.
The Under-Secretary-General stressed that his visit is a message that affirms the support of the United Nations to the sovereignty of Iraq and its continued activities aimed at enhancing security and stability in it. He also expressed the appreciation of the United Nations and thanked the Iraqi government for its efforts to secure protection for United Nations personnel.
For his part, the Permanent Representative affirmed the mission’s keenness to provide full support and necessary facilities to enhance the level of cooperation between the United Nations and the competent Iraqi authorities.