NINEWA/ Aswat al-Iraq: UN representative to Iraq Martin Kobler announced, in a press conference, today that the United Nations cannot take a stand regarding the demonstrations taking place in Iraq.
He stressed that the UN role is "just listening to all sides".
Kobler added that the role of the UN is "neutral in political crises", pointing that "the demands of the demonstrators should be taken seriously and the Iraqi government should deal with these demands according to the constitution".
Kobler arrived here today to meet and listen to the demands of the protestors.
He called the Iraqi government for "self-control and not repeating Fallujah incident".
On the other hand, Ninewa governor stated in the conference that "the UN is not part in the current events, but its role is connected with human rights issues.It is the 34th day for the protests in Ninewa province.