Iraq – Fire at the al-Hussein hospital in Nasiriya (12 July 2021)


France extends its sincere condolences to the Iraqi people and wishes those injured a swift recovery following yesterday’s fire at the al-Hussein hospital in Nasiriya, which left many people dead or injured.

France supports the desire of the Iraqi authorities to get the bottom of this latest fire, which follows by a few months the one at the Ibn al-Khatib hospital in Baghdad. France will continue to support the healthcare sector in Iraq and stands ready to provide all assistance judged necessary by the Iraqi authorities so that new tragedies can be avoided.