Baghdad The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed, on Friday, the continued mobilization of the international community in response to the recent Turkish attack, while indicating that the Iraqi diplomacy will take a firm stance towards the attacks on Iraqi sovereignty.
The Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Al-Sahaf, told the official News Agency, “Iraq is still mobilizing the efforts of all its partners and friends to confirm the Iraqi government narrative that resulted from the work of the investigation committee formed at the behest of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, headed by Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein, and Iraqi security leaders.”
He added, “The committee’s report concluded that the Turkish side was involved in the recent attack, which was the bombing of a resort in Dohuk Governorate, and confirmed all the evidence and factual evidence to prove what Iraq sees, and partner and friendly countries issued their positions condemning the Turkish bombing of Dohuk Governorate.”
Al-Sahaf stressed, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is still working to complete more steps that come in the context of supporting Iraq’s efforts to confirm its active presence in the UN Security Council, especially after holding an extraordinary session at the invitation of Iraq.”
He pointed out that “Iraq continues to coordinate and communicate with all parties regarding everything that affects Iraqi sovereignty,” stressing that “Iraqi diplomacy will have a firm stance.”
Al-Sahaf explained, “Iraq’s resort to the Security Council came in the context of the recent attack on Iraq’s sovereignty in the Dohuk governorate,” noting that “this attack in itself comes within a series of repeated violations and attacks.”
Al-Sahaf noted that “the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has documented 22,742 violations and attacks since 2018 until the date of Iraq’s asylum to the Security Council, in addition to 296 letters and protest notes sent by the Iraqi government against the Turkish side in this context.”
On July 26, the UN Security Council held an emergency session to discuss the Turkish attack on the 20th of last month, which led to the death of 9 civilians and the wounding of 33 others.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency