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Iraq’s President, Barham Saleh denounces Iran missile strikes

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Iraqi’s President, Barham Saleh on Wednesday condemned Iran’s missile strikes which targetted Iraqi airbases where US and other foreign troops are based, saying he feared “dangerous developments” in the region.

He released a statement via his office saying;

“We denounce the Iranian missile bombing that hit military installations on Iraqi territory and renew our rejection of the repeated violation of state sovereignty and the transformation of Iraq into a battlefield for warring sides.”

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The Iran government launched the missiles early Wednesday in response to the killing of senior Revolution Guards commander Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike in Iraq last week.

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