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UN envoy warns that Iraq's `streets are about to boil over'

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. special envoy for Iraq warned its political leaders Tuesday that “the streets are about to boil over” because of their deadlock and failure to address a host of issues, including the suffering of ordinary people and armed groups firing rockets with impunity.
Jeannine Hennis-Plasschaert told several reporters after briefing the U.N. Security Council that Iraq and the region cannot afford to go back to October 2019.
That is when young men and women fed up with an Iraqi political elite they blamed for many grievances launched mass demonstrations that were met with...
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