Baghdad (NINA) - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Martin Kobler, urged Iraqi leader to take immediate measures to prevent spread of sectarian violence.
A statement issued on Friday, Feb. 8, by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) in response to series of explosions that hit on Friday the Kadhimiya district, in Baghdada, and Shomaly district in Babil province, quoted Kobler saying that perpetrators of such ugly and horrifying attacks are criminals without leniency their only goal is to push the country, once again, into sectarian violence.
In the statement, Kobler urged Iraqi leaders unite and work together to immediately put a stop to all kinds of violence from spreading, once and for all.
Kobler added, "It is the duty and responsibility of Iraqi leaders to sit together to reach an agreement on what should be done to put a stop to this ugly and dreadful violence, and to find a solution to the country's current political crisis."
During the day, Baghdad and a number of provinces witnessed car bomb explosions resulted in the killing and wounding tens of persons.
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