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UN Secretary-General on congratulates newest Iraqi PM on formation of new government

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed on Monday the formation of a new "inclusive" government in Iraq and congratulated Haider al-Abadi on his confirmation as Iraq's new prime minister.
"At this challenging moment for Iraq and the region, today's decision by the Iraqi Council of Representatives is a positive step towards political stability and peace in the country," he said.
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