Iraq: UN envoy flags improved Kuwait links, with progress depending on ‘restoration of confidence’

Highlighting improvements in relations between Iraq and Kuwait, the United Nations top official in Iraq today said that progress will “depend on the restoration of confidence between both sides” and encouraged further momentum from the two countries.

UN envoy voices dismay following deadly attacks in Iraq

The top United Nations envoy in Iraq voiced his dismay today following a series of attacks against innocent civilians, including worshippers, in the country.

In Iraq, UN envoy urges expansion of development programmes in Basra region

The United Nations top envoy in Iraq has welcomed the expansion of UN programmes in the country’s southern Basra region following a two-day visit which included meetings with local officials.

Iraq: UN envoy welcomes decision on date for holding of Governorate Council elections next year

The United Nations top envoy in Iraq has welcomed the Iraqi Government’s decision to hold Governorate Council elections in April next year.