(2018-01-18) Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack carried out in the market in Baghdad on 15 January 2018, in which 38 innocent people lost their lives, while more than 100 people were wounded.
The government and people of Pakistan are deeply shocked and saddened at the loss of precious lives and express their heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Iraq and especially to the bereaved families. We pray to Almighty Allah for early recovery of those injured in these heinous terrorist attacks.
Pakistan stands in solidarity with the government and the brotherly people of Iraq in their hour of grief and sorrow.
Pakistan also reiterates its unequivocal condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and its firm commitment to eradicate this menace.
18 January 2018