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The Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister heads his country’s delegation participating in the Arab League meeting

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Fuad Hussein, headed the delegation of the Republic of Iraq participating in the meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level for an extraordinary session, via video conference technology, with the membership of the Undersecretary for Bilateral Relations, Muhammad Hussein Bahr Al-Ulum, and the Head of the Arab Department, Dr. Osama Al-Rifai. The temporary charge d’affaires at the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Cairo, Dr. Arwa Hashim Abdel Hassan,
To take a decision that supports and endorses the Iraqi government in the legal measures it is taking to preserve the sovereignty, security and integrity of its territory from Iranian violations, the most recent of which was the bombing of several areas in the city of Erbil in northern Iraq, which claimed the lives of a number of martyrs and wounded civilians.

The Council meeting issued a resolution in which it strongly condemned the Iranian bombing and considered it a blatant aggression against the sovereignty of Iraq and the security of the Iraqi people and a grave violation of the principles of good neighborliness and international charters, laws and norms. The Council also affirmed its rejection of all justifications and pretexts advanced by the Iranian government, and the Council held Iran accountable for all consequences. This aggression and its results. The Council also considered this violation a dangerous precedent whose repetition may lead to disturbing peace and security in the region in general.

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