Mandate of UN assistance mission for Iraq extended one year26/07/2012 12:21
ERBIL, July 26 (AKnews) – The UN Security Council extended the mandate of the UN assistance mission for Iraq (UNAMI) by one more year yesterday.
The mandate was established by the 2003 UN Security Council resolution 1,500 at the request of Iraq’s government, reported IANS/RIA Novosti.
The mandate's aim is to advise and assist the government and people of Iraq on a number of fronts, including political dialogue and national reconciliation, the electoral process and the protection of human rights and judicial and legal reform.
According to IANS/RIA Novosti the security challenges in Iraq “still exist and improvements need to be sustained through meaningful political dialogue and national unity”.
By Hemn Hadi