kirkuk

Top UN envoy discusses status issue during visit to disputed Iraqi city

The top United Nations official in Iraq held talks today with local leaders and representatives of the various communities in Kirkuk, where the world body is assisting with efforts to resolve the eventual status of the oil-rich northern city.

Iraq: UN envoy persists with efforts to promote dialogue over disputed city

The top United Nations official in Iraq continues to work to promote political dialogue and national reconciliation across the country, including over the disputed status of the northern city of Kirkuk, a UN spokesperson said today.