Urgent Presidency of the Republic is considered exposure to the US embassy targeting Iraq and its sovereignty


Editing Date: 12/31/2019 22:13 • 120 times read

(Baghdad: Al Furat News) Today, the Presidency of the Republic issued a statement against the background of the events that took place in front of the American embassy in Baghdad.

“Iraq faces serious challenges at the level of a threat to its security, sovereignty, and the future of its people. Attempting to storm the US embassy in Baghdad is a violation of the international contexts and agreements binding on the Iraqi government,” the presidency said in a statement.

She added that “peaceful protest is a legitimate and guaranteed right according to the constitution, but exposure to the diplomatic missions accredited in Iraq is a blow to the interests of Iraq and its international reputation as a sovereign state that respects its obligations and agreements and protects diplomatic missions within its borders. “.

The presidency added that “our duty, the duty of the security forces to protect diplomatic missions, official institutions and public and private interests, and this is at the heart of its duty, and from the reality of concern for public security, we call on protesters to withdraw from the embassy and its approaches and not to escalate the situation.”

The Presidency stressed the “notification by the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, that any attack or harassment of foreign embassies and representations is an act that the security forces will strictly prohibit, and the law will punish him with the most severe penalties.” is over

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