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Iraq
Practice Relating to Rule 23. Location of Military Objectives outside Densely Populated Areas
In a message to the UN Secretary-General in 1984, the President of Iraq stated: “Both parties should refrain from placing military concentrations in or near towns so that there will be no intermingling between during military operations.” 
Iraq, Message from the President of Iraq, annexed to Letter dated 10 June 1984 to the UN Secretary-General, UN Doc. S/16610, 19 June 1984, p. 2.