Iraq – Attack during a wedding ceremony (March 8, 2017)


France condemns the attack carried out on March 8 during a wedding ceremony north of Tikrit.

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and assure them of our solidarity at this difficult time.

France stands alongside the Iraqi authorities and people in the fight against terrorism. It plays its full part alongside its coalition partners in supporting the Iraqi security forces in the battle for Mosul. We reaffirm our support for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s government in its efforts to promote national reconciliation and stability in Iraq.