France reaffirmed Friday that it supports the reinforcement of United Nations' role in Iraq.
"France supports the reinforcement of the UN role Iraq. This reinforcement must take into account key factors related to the situation on the ground and the need to ensure the safety of UN personnel there," affirmed a French foreign ministry spokesman during a press briefing.
"Close cooperation between Iraqi authorities and the UN is in our opinion an essential element for giving Iraq a chance to embark on a path of peace and reconciliation," affirmed the spokesman.
A draft project resolution, on renewing the mandate of UN mision in Iraq (MANUI), was voted unanimously Friday at the UN Security Council.