Iraq 0
26 May 2022

The U.S. State Department asserted that “the U.S. is deeply disturbed by the Iraqi Parliament’s passage of legislation that criminalises normalisation of relations with Israel”, adding: “The U.S. will continue to be a strong and unwavering partner in supporting Israel, including as it expands ties with its neighbours in the pursuit of greater peace and prosperity for all”. Israel’s foreign ministry denounced the decision, asserting that the “law puts Iraq and the Iraqi people on the wrong side of history” and urging “the Iraqi people not to support this extremist position”.

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