Iraq 0
19 October 2020

The U.S. State Department denounced “the massacre of innocent civilians by Iran-backed militias in Salah al-Din governorate. This occurred within hours of an attack by Iran-backed militias on the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s branch office in Baghdad”. “The government of Iraq needs to immediately exert control over the Iran-backed militias who are lawlessly attacking religious and ethnic minorities, peaceful protesters and activists, political party headquarters and diplomatic missions”, said a spokesperson, who further warned that “the actions of these groups are preventing the international community from helping Iraq and are leading Iraq towards sectarian violence and instability”.

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