Exchange of views with Martin Kobler at the EU Parliament
ITF EU Representative Dr Hassan Aydinli speaking with UN Special Representative for Iraq Martin Kobler
On 29 May 2013 the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the EU Parliament held an exchange of views with Martin Kobler, UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Iraq.
Mr Kobler, expressed serious concerns over the situation in Iraq. After 10 years of a challenging transition to democracy, the country stands at a crossroads and might slide toward escalating sectarian strife if decisive action is not taken. Mr Martin Kobler called for a stronger role of the EU in dealing with the developments in the county.