Al-Halbousi comments on the “repeated bombing” of the US embassy

The policy of

Muhammad al-Halbousi,

the US embassy in Baghdad

01/26/2020 14:34:54

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Shafak News / Speaker of the House of Representatives, Muhammad al-Halbousi, denounced today, Sunday, the “repeated attacks” against the US embassy in central Baghdad, usually these incidents and their likes “offend” the Iraqi state.

Al Halbousi said in a statement received by Shafak News that “the repeated missile strikes against the American embassy in central Baghdad are unacceptable, and a behavior that offends the reputation of Iraq and weakens the state and undermines its sovereignty, in addition to that it is an act inconsistent with international norms and agreements.”

He continued, “The continuation of these attacks without deterrence harms the higher interests of Iraq and its diplomatic relations with its friends, and it carries serious repercussions that must be avoided in these circumstances,” stressing his refusal that “Iraq be a party to any conflict, or an arena for the settlement of international accounts.”

The Speaker of the House of Representatives added that “any attack on any foreign representation is an attack on the entity and prestige of the Iraqi state, and the security services must take their role by pursuing outlaws and uncovering those who carry out these attacks,” again calling on the government to abide by its legal obligations to protect the headquarters Diplomatic missions. ”

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