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Attack in the Duhok province of Iraq (Statement by Press Secretary ONO Hikariko)

July 22, 2022

On July 20(local time), 9 civilians, including 3 children, were killed and many others were wounded by an attack in the city of Zakho, Duhok province (Kurdistan region), northern Iraq.

The Government of Japan strongly condemns the attack, which resulted in civilian casualties, and expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the victims.

The Government of Japan will continue to support the efforts of the Iraqi government to ensure peace and stability in Iraq, including in the Kurdistan region.

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