Iraq – Attacks in Baghdad and in the south of the country (April 30 – May 1, 2016)


France condemns the deadly attacks carried out by Daesh which killed scores of people on April 30 and May 1, 2016 in Iraq - in Baghdad during a pilgrimage, and in Samawa, in the south of the country.

We express our wholehearted solidarity with the Iraqi people and extend our condolences to the victims’ families.

France, which is actively involved in the efforts of the Global Coalition to counter Daesh, reaffirms its determination to combat terrorism and all forms of sectarian violence in Iraq.