Policy Update

Canada condemns escalating violence in Iraq

Global Affairs Canada has condemned the escalating violence currently occurring in Iraq as a result of anti-government protests. This violence has killed hundreds of protestors and injured thousands. Canada supports the people of Iraq and recognizes their freedom of expression and the right to protest.  Canada is calling on all parties to refrain from violence  and is working with allies to provide constructive support to Iraq. 

Press release- Global Affairs Canada