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UN: "Military solution in Iraq not enough," says UN Secretary General POOL01:06

UN: "Military solution in Iraq not enough," says UN Secretary General POOL

United Nations, New York City
July 23, 2014 at 03:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

The UN Security Council met in New York on Wednesday to discuss the rise of ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) in Iraq and its threat to the surrounding region.

UN Secretary General in Iraq Nickolay Mladenov, addressing the council via video conference from Baghdad, said that a military solution is not enough to stabilize Iraq.

He urged for the implementation of a political and social package that would reengage all members of the Iraqi community.

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The UN Security Council met in New York on Wednesday to discuss the rise of ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) in Iraq and its threat to the surrounding region.

UN Secretary General in Iraq Nickolay Mladenov, addressing the council via video conference from Baghdad, said that a military solution is not enough to stabilize Iraq.

He urged for the implementation of a political and social package that would reengage all members of the Iraqi community.

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