Al-Kadhimi: closing the diplomatic missions in Iraq is "disastrous"


Shafaq News / The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi described on Tuesday the withdrawal or closing of any diplomatic mission in Iraq as "disastrous".

His spokesman, Ahmed Mulla Talal, said in a press conference held today that "any withdrawal or closure of any diplomatic mission for any country will could have disastrous consequences for the entire region."

Mulla Talal quoted the PM saying, "Iraq rejects to be an arena of the US-Iran conflict, and it is an independent, non-occupied country."

 The spokesman added, "Al-Kadhimi reminds everyone that The US-coalition forces are located in Iraq at the request of the former governments."

It's noteworthy that the US embassy in Baghdad, as well as other diplomatic missions are exposed to multiple attacks, at a time when Iraqi resources said that the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo informed the Iraq of his country's intention to close the US embassy due to these incidents.

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