Salih discussing with MOD securing the safety of the diplomatic missions

  • 24-12-2020, 12:06
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    Baghdad - INA

    The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, discussed today, Thursday, securing diplomatic missions and their members from attacks.

    His media office stated, in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "President Salih received Defense Minister Jumah Inad at the Peace Palace in Baghdad."

    He explained, "The meeting discussed the recent security developments in the country, and the need to strengthen the authority of the state and security services in order to impose order, prosecute terrorist groups outside the law, stop their activities and hand them over to justice, and prevent repetition of acts that destabilize public security."

    He added, "The two sides discussed the need to take all measures and procedures to protect the security and property of citizens, government facilities and buildings, and secure the safety of diplomatic missions and their members from attacks that represent a challenge to the state’s authority and target the country's sovereignty and stability."