Baghdad was hit by one of the largest terrorist attacks in recent years. A large number of people were killed and wounded. – I condemn strongly this terrorist attack, which has affected many innocent civilians, said Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.
The cooperation area between Norway and Iraq has become wider in recent years, and the foreign minister had visited Baghdad in June. – Norway will continue to support the reconstruction of a democratic and stable Iraq, added the foreign minister in his message.