Wednesday, 15 Jul 2020

Guterres Congratulates Barham Saleh On His Election As President Of The Republic

Baghdad, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres congratulated Barham Saleh on his election as President of the Republic.

Statement by the Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations said "Guterres congratulated Barham Saleh on his election and his swearing-in as president of the Republic of Iraq and looked forward to work closely with President Barham Salih on all issues of common concern, according to the United Nations mandate in Iraq."

the statement added, "The Secretary-General hopes that the election of President Barham Saleh will pave the way for the speedy formation of a comprehensive government in accordance with constitutional time-frames,".

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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