03 July 2016, Male'; H.E. Ms. Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has sent a message of condolence to His Excellency Dr. Ibrahim Abdul-Kareem Hamza Al-Eshaiker Al-Jaafari , Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the Iraqi National Alliance, following the deadly suicide bomb attack in Baghdad, that took many innocent lives.
Minister’s message reads as follows:
It was with deep shock and horror that I learnt the news of the heinous terrorist bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad which caused the loss of many innocent lives and injured many others.
The Government of Maldives condemns this act of terror in the strongest terms. The Maldives will continue to work closely with the Government of Iraq and the international community in eliminating this global menace.
At this time of distress, the Government and the people of Maldives join me in conveying profound sympathy to you, the Government and the people of Iraq.
Please also convey my sincere condolences to the members of the bereaved families and to all those affected by the horrific incident.