Press Statement

On the background of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s bombing of military camps inside Iraq that include Iraqi and non-Iraqi forces, the Foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Iraq on the morning of 9/1/2020, the Chargé d’ffaires a.i of Iran, Mr. Musa Tabtabai attended representing the Ambassador as the Ambassador is in Iran on official mission and was informed of the rejection of the Government of the Republic of Iraq of these attacks considering them a violation of Iraqi sovereignty, as well as an invitation to all parties concerned to show restraint, and not to make Iraq a battlefield to settle scores. It was stressed that Iraq is an independent country, and that its internal security is a priority of great concern .

Foreign Ministry/ Baghdad