Iraq 0
31 May 2019

The Iraqi government dissented from the 30 May Arab League joint statement. In his remarks, addressing the Arab leaders, President Barham Salih asserted that “we have a 1,400-kilometre border with them [Iran], multiple ties and relations. We believe that the security and stability of a neighbouring Islamic country is in the interest and one of the foundations of Arab and Islamic countries”.

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