UN Security Council Extends UN Mission in Iraq

The UN Security Council extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for another year.

The UN said in a statement that UNAMI's mandate was extended until May 31, 2024, while retaining its core tasks.

The statement said that the 15-member States unanimously adopted the resolution .

According to the statement, the Council requested that the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Iraq and UNAMI give priority to the provision of advice, support, and assistance to the Iraqi government and people on advancing inclusive political dialogue and national and community-level reconciliation.

Moreover, the Council asked the UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres to conduct and provide the Security Council with an independent strategic review of UNAMI, no later than March 31, 2024.

UNAMI is a political mission established under Security Council resolution 1500 for the year 2003.

Source: Qatar News Agency