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UN Chief Condemns Iraq Attacks, Praises Elections

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned violent attacks in Iraq targeting political leaders and candidates, as the country holds its first election since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in late 2011. In a statement late Monday, Ban urged Iraqi leaders to make sure everyone is able to take part in the political process. He also praised Iraq's election commission for holding the elections on time, and called the vote "an important milestone in Iraq's democratic...

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