Press Statement


Press Statement 

The Foreign Ministry condemns the Turkish forces opening of fire on citizens in the Shiladizi area and the Sabri compound in the Amadiyah district of Duhok Governorate, which led to one death and several wounded. This was followed by Turkish military aircraft flying at low altitudes which frightened citizens. 

As we express our regret for the victims and losses, the Foreign Ministry will summon the Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad to hand a protest note about the incident and demand that it not be repeated, stating that the sovereignty of Iraq and the security of its citizens lies primarily with the responsibilities of the Iraqi government. Stressing Iraq's firm condemnation of any transgression on the security and sovereignty of Iraq or the use of its territory to attack the security and safety of any neighboring country.

Media Office 
Iraqi Foreign Ministry

11:52  Baghdad