Canada Condemns Iraq Bombings

July 23, 2012 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“Canada strongly condemns the attacks in 13 Iraqi cities that left more than 100 people dead and injured nearly 200.

“I am deeply saddened by these violent and deplorable attacks that took place within a few hours of each other in the first days of the holy month of Ramadan. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and wish a quick recovery to the injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Iraq.

“Canada hopes that the perpetrators of this cowardly and immoral campaign against the people of Iraq will be swiftly brought to justice.”

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