Press release

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fouad Hussein received a phone call from his Iranian counterpart, Hossein Abdollahian. The minister expressed Iraq’s position regarding the strikes that hit multiple sites in the Kurdistan region of Iraq today, by the Iranian side, causing casualties between martyrs and wounded. They considered this a blatant violation of Iraq’s sovereignty and the security of its citizens.

During the call, the Minister revealed the importance of dialogue as a way to stop this unjustified hostile escalation, describing the continuation of these unilateral actions as dangerous.

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Ahmed Al Sahhaf