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Shafaq News / Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi warned, on Tuesday, of catastrophic repercussions on the “entire region” in the event of the withdrawal or closure of any diplomatic mission in Iraq, while he confirmed that there is no occupation in the country.
His spokesman, Ahmed Mulla Talal, said in a press conference held today, which was attended by the Shafaq News Agency correspondent, that “any withdrawal or closure of any diplomatic mission for any country will have catastrophic repercussions on the entire region.”
He added that “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed the refusal of Iraq and its government to turn the country into an arena of conflict between America and Iran,” noting that “Al-Kazemi informed the ministers about the government’s efforts for the security of diplomatic missions.”
Mulla Talal said, “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed that there is no occupation in the country,” noting that “Al-Kazemi confirmed that the coalition forces came at the request of previous Iraqi governments.”
The US embassy in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, as well as other diplomatic missions are exposed to armed attacks and missile strikes, under the pretext of “fighting the occupation,” while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, citing “sources”, informed the Iraqi side of his country’s intention to close the US embassy because of those attacks.