View Full Version : UN envoy promises Iraq to step forward on Chapter VII issue

11-06-2009, 02:53 PM
BAGHDAD, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Special Adviser on the International Compact with Iraq and Other Political Issues, Ibrahim Gambari assured that the UN seeks to have Iraq get out from under the yoke of Chapter VII.
Gambari said during his meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki here that he had met with representatives from different countries at the UN, where they expressed support to see Iraq relieved from the shackles of Chapter VII.
He added, that in view of the Iraqi government's accomplishments, the UN needs to establish a new mechanism between Iraq and other countries, in order to present Iraq's new facade, to get the support of these countries and others regarding Chapter VII.
Furthermore, Gambari said that the UN will continue the support Iraq and its national sovereignty, as well as offering the necessary means on both political and developmental basis. In addition, he promised to deliver the Iraqi point of view in regards to combating terrorism as well as the foreign intervention to the UN seceretary-general.
Meanwhile, Al-Maliki called the international society during his meeting with Gambari to have Iraq emerge from the VII Chapter, noting his country's cooperation with the UN in different sectors and fields. Furthermore, he added that the latest terrorism attacks that took place in Iraq was to be discussed with the UN, which in his opinion is more important than the International Covenant Draft.(end) ahh.mao KUNA 052310 Nov 09NNNN