France condemns car bomb attacks in Baghdad

Iraq – Terrorism/attacks in Baghdad – Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesperson

Paris, 16 February 2017

France condemns the attacks perpetrated on 15 and 16 February in Baghdad, which killed several dozen people.

We extend our sincere condolences to the victims’ families and to the Iraqi people and authorities, and wish the injured a speedy recovery.

France, alongside its coalition partners, reaffirms its full support for the Iraqi armed forces in the fight against terrorism. It will continue to play its full role in ridding the Iraqi territory of terrorist groups and supporting Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s government in its efforts to promote national reconciliation and ensure stability in Iraq./.

Published on 17/02/2017

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