Axar.az
UP

Iraq says its territory won’t be used to attack others

Home page Politics
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

The Iraqi government on Sunday reiterated rejection of using Iraqi territory to launch attacks against any other countries.

Axar.az informs citing Turkish media.

“All Iraqi state institutions are obligated and committed to Article 7 of the Constitution, which bans the use of Iraqi territory as a base or passage for any operations that target the security of any other country,” foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hahjoub said in a statement.

Media reports earlier said that Iran had provided Iran-affiliated Shia militia in Iraq with ballistic missiles.

According to the reports, Iraqi Shia groups would target other countries in case of any attacks on Iran, without naming any specific state.

The reports came amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. since Washington withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal in May.

Washington also re-imposed sanctions on Iran, which primarily target the country’s banking sector.

“Iraq is not obliged to respond to press reports that do not have a solid evidence for their claims and allegations,” Mahjoub said.

Iran and the U.S. are major allies to the Iraqi government.

Date
2018.09.02 / 22:19
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

The President participated in the opening of the museum

"Masters of artillery fire" carried out test shots

Armenian deputies made an illegal visit to Karabakh

Azerbaijanis will return to Armenia - Alaverdyan

The OIC condemned the Armenian provocation

President received Ramtane Lamamra

Armenia is an obstacle to peace - Minister

Azerbaijani President’s working visit to Turkiye ends

Jeyhun Bayramov met with his Algerian colleague

MFA announced its solidarity with Cuba

Latest
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla