Sunday, August 31, 2014   

UN envoy claims Iraq crisis 'life-threatening'
(06-17 18:06)

A week-long militant offensive that has overrun swathes of Iraq is ''life-threatening'' and is the biggest threat to its sovereignty for many years, the UN envoy to Baghdad said.
''Right now, it's life-threatening for Iraq but it poses a serious danger to the region,'' Nickolay Mladenov said.--AFP   
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