The Foreign Ministry confirms that upon receiving the news that an Iraqi woman was attacked in Mashhad airport, the Ministry has followed closely to find out about the incident. Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim directed the Consul General in Mashhad to clarify the details of the incident and prepare a memorandum to the Iranian Foreign Ministry to take the necessary legal measures against the aggressor. The Foreign Ministry has also coordinated with the Embassy of the Republic of Iran to Baghdad in this regard.
The Iranian consul in Najaf visited the
woman in her home, offered the Iranian government’s apology to her, and ensured she would be treated.
It should be noted that Foreign Minister Alhakim has directed the Official Spokesman to visit women in order to check on the state of her health.
In this regard, the Foreign Ministry expresses its continuous monitoring of the situation of all Iraqis abroad on an ongoing basis and will do its utmost effort to provide all possible forms of assistance.
Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf