Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, Ministerial-level event on Iraq, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session.
First published: 20 September 2017
As you know, the International Committee of the Red Cross is on the ground throughout Iraq. We witness the ebb and flow of the battles and their humanitarian consequences: in the hospitals, in the camps, and in the towns and villages. The Iraqi people have suffered enormously over the past few years.