PRESS RELEASE

Statement by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the Attacks in Iraq and Pakistan

February 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, February 16, 2017 — The World Bank Group today issued the following statement from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the attacks in Iraq and Pakistan:

“On behalf of the World Bank Group, I wish to express our shock and sadness at today’s senseless attacks in Iraq and Pakistan.  We condemn violence of any kind, and we remain committed to building a more just and peaceful world. Our thoughts are with the families of the victims and with the Iraqi and Pakistani people.”

Media Contacts
In Washington
David Theis
Tel : (202) 458-8626
dtheis@worldbankgroup.org


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