Iraq 0
30 September 2020

Prime Minister al-Kadhimi told foreign diplomats that “those who carry out attacks on foreign missions are seeking to destabilise Iraq and sabotage its regional and international relations”, adding that “the government will deal with outlaws and will protect its guests”. In a joint statement, the diplomats said they had voiced “deep concern at the rise in the number and sophistication of attacks against diplomatic premises in Iraq”, and acknowledged “the actions that Prime Minister al-Kadhimi and his government have taken to address these concerns”. “We expressed our support for further measures to improve security in Baghdad”, they further noted.

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