MOFA handed over the Iranian ambassador a note of protest

  • 18-06-2020, 15:05
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    Baghdad - INA


     Today, Thursday morning, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Iraq and delivered a protest note.

     The ministry said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that it had "handed over the Iranian ambassador a note of protest against the Iranian artillery bombardment of the border villages in (Alan Heights) of the city of Haji Omran in the governorate of Arbil last Tuesday and the material damage it caused, and the damage  Property, as well as spread fear among the residents of those areas. "

     The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed Iraq’s keenness to maintain and develop historical relations between the two countries, stressing the condemnation of these actions, and the importance of the Iranian side’s keenness to respect the sovereignty of Iraq, stopping to carry out such actions, and exploring ways of joint bilateral cooperation in controlling security and stabilizing the common borders.