The Iraqi government condemns the American bombing: We will take the necessary measures to defend the country’s supreme interests

The Iraqi government condemns the American bombing: We will take the necessary measures to defend the country’s supreme interests

2023-11-22 02:18

The Iraqi government condemns the American bombing - We will take the necessary measures to defend the countrys supreme interestsShafaq News/ On Wednesday, the Iraqi government considered the recent escalation over the past two days by the American side an “unacceptable violation of sovereignty,” noting that the bombing that targeted the “Jurf al-Nasr” area took place without the knowledge of the government agencies, while stressing that it is exclusively concerned with implementing the law. Violators are held accountable, and no third party has the right to perform this role on their behalf.

Basem Al-Awadi, the official spokesman for the government, said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, “The Iraqi government confirms that it is dealing with the recent escalation, which the Iraqi arena witnessed during the past two days, as a dangerous escalation that involves an unacceptable violation of Iraqi sovereignty, to which we are committed, under All conditions, to be maintained, preserved and defended, in accordance with the constitutional and legal duties of the government.”

He added, “We strongly condemn the attack that targeted the Jurf al-Nasr area, which took place without the knowledge of the Iraqi government agencies, which is considered a clear violation of sovereignty and an attempt to disrupt the stable internal security situation,” stressing that “the Iraqi government is exclusively concerned with implementing the law and holding violators accountable, which is It has an exclusive right, and no external party has the right to perform this role on its behalf, which is unacceptable according to Iraqi constitutional sovereignty and international law.”

The spokesman stressed, “The presence of the international coalition in Iraq is a presence that supports the work of our armed forces through training, rehabilitation, and counseling courses, and that what happened is a clear violation of the mission for which the members of the international coalition are present to fight ISIS on Iraqi soil. Therefore, they are called upon not to act in a negative manner.” individually, and to adhere to Iraq’s sovereignty, which will not be tolerated in any way.”

The Iraqi government also stresses, according to Al-Awadi, that “it is the body constitutionally responsible for formulating and implementing state policies, maintaining order and stability, and defending internal security, and that any armed action or activity committed from outside the military institution is considered a condemnable act and an activity outside the law.” It exposes the supreme national interest to danger, and any armed or other elements that do not adhere to this principle are working against the supreme national interest, and the government will take the necessary measures to defend Iraq’s supreme interests.”

He added, “The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, has directed all the armed forces, and all security agencies, to carry out their duties and implement and enforce the law, and not allow any party to disrupt or harm the country’s security and stability, which was achieved through the sacrifices of thousands of martyrs from among the people of the country.” Our people and our heroic security forces, of all kinds, are therefore everyone’s responsibility to preserve, and no party may neglect it, under any circumstances,” according to the spokesman’s statement.

At dawn today, American drone aircraft bombed the headquarters of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces in Babil Governorate, southwest of the capital, Baghdad, causing casualties.

The US military said in a statement issued today, “US Central Command forces carried out separate and precise strikes on two facilities in Iraq, in direct response to the attacks on US and coalition forces by Iran and groups supported by Tehran,” according to the statement.

Yesterday, Tuesday, US forces “officially” claimed responsibility for the attack that targeted “Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq and Kataib Hezbollah” west of the capital, Baghdad.

An American military official told Reuters, “American forces in Iraq responded to an attack targeting the Ain al-Asad air base west of Baghdad,” without further details.

Yesterday, an American drone targeted a military pickup truck (Houthi), belonging to the Hezbollah Brigades, carrying equipment on the Abu Ghraib highway, west of Baghdad, while a second drone fired heavy weapons in the Ramadi district, north of the highway. International Airport towards the Tharthar desert

Also at dawn yesterday, Tuesday, the Ain al-Assad base was bombed by two missiles launched from the Kilometer 35 intersection, 64 kilometers from the base.

The armed Shiite factions escalated their attacks on the military bases of the international coalition forces led by the United States of America in Iraq and Syria after the events of October 7 in Palestine (the Al-Aqsa flood).