Statement by Foreign Minister Gabriel on the death of Jalal Talabani

03.10.2017 - Press release

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement on Tuesday (3 October) on the death of Jalal Talabani:

I was saddened to learn of the death of former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani. As President, Jalal Talabani rendered his country great service during a difficult period in Iraq’s history. He had been receiving medical treatment in Germany. I would like to express my profound sympathy to the people of Iraq. My thoughts are with Jalal Talabani’s family.

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