UN chief Ban commends Iraqi PM Maliki's decision to step aside

ByREUTERS
August 15, 2014 04:50

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday welcomed the decision of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step aside and his pledge of support for Haider al-Abadi as his successor.

"He (Ban) looks forward to the swift formation of an inclusive, broad-based government," Ban's press office said in a statement.

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