Tehran 0
18 June 2020

Iraq’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Iranian ambassador in Baghdad and “delivered a letter of protest on the Iranian artillery bombardment of the border villages… in the governorate of Erbil” on 16 June. The ministry further noted “the condemnation of these actions, and the importance of the Iranian side’s respect of the sovereignty of Iraq and to ​​stop undertaking such actions, and explore ways of joint bilateral cooperation in controlling security and achieving stability on the shared border”.

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