Iraq – Attack against civilians in Mosul (25 April 2017)


Daesh fighters, posing as Iraqi soldiers on April 25, executed at least 15 inhabitants in the area of Mosul’s Old City still occupied by the terrorists.

France expresses its utmost shock at this unspeakable act. This attack again reflects the brutality and disregard for human life demonstrated by this terrorist organization.

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and assure the Iraqi people of our wholehearted solidarity.

France underscores all of the efforts being taken by Iraq and the Coalition in order to liberate Mosul, while sparing civilians as much as possible. It reaffirms its support for the Iraqi authorities in the fight against Daesh’s terrorism and is mobilized alongside its coalition partners.