The Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced late Tuesday that it had targeted Iran arrive security council International organizations launch missile attack on Erbil city in the province Kurdistan Iraq It resulted in civilian casualties.
The foreign ministry said in a statement that Iraq had lodged a complaint with the United Nations Security CouncilUnited Nations“Related to Iran’s missile attack… erbil It results in the death of innocent civilians, injury to others, and damage to public and private property. “
She added that she had filed a complaint based on two identical letters sent by Iraq's Permanent Mission in New York to the UN Secretary-General and the President of the UN Security Council.
She said she emphasized in two letters that “this aggression is a flagrant violation of Iraq's sovereignty, territorial integrity and the security of the Iraqi people.”
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry stated that it summoned Iran's charge d'affaires in Baghdad and submitted a protest note to him, expressing strong condemnation and condemnation of the “attack.”
The Iraqi government expressed its strong condemnation and condemnation of the so-called “Iranian aggression against the city of Erbil and the bombardment of safe residential areas with ballistic missiles.”
Iraqi National Security Adviser Qasim al-Araji confirmed what he said were Iranian accusations against the Mossad headquarters in Erbil province as “baseless.”
Al-Araji, along with Iraqi Kurdistan Region Interior Minister Rebel Ahmed, visited areas of Erbil that had been hit by Iranian bombardments, which resulted in civilian casualties.
The federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government condemned the Iranian bombing and called for an investigation into the incident.
Late Monday, Iran's Revolutionary Guards announced a missile attack on the city of Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, targeting “the main headquarters of Israel's foreign intelligence agency (Mossad).”
At dawn on Tuesday, the Security Council of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region announced in a statement that Iran's Revolutionary Guards launched ballistic missile attacks on multiple areas of Erbil on Monday night. As a result, 4 civilians were killed and 6 injured.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammad Shia al-Sudani said on Tuesday that Iran's bombing of the city of Erbil represented “an act of aggression and a dangerous development that undermines the strong relations between Baghdad and Tehran”.
Stampede in Tehran
Iran's Foreign Ministry earlier stated that the Revolutionary Guards' attack on the “Mossad Spy Headquarters” in Erbil was to defend “Iran's national security and combat terrorism.”
The foreign ministry added that Tehran was committed to security and stability in the region but reserved the right to deter what it said was the “root causes of terrorism”.
Iran's foreign ministry said the Revolutionary Guards' strikes against “terrorist” leaders and elements in Syria were part of “holding accountable those who undermine Iran's national security.”
Following attacks in Iraq and Syria, Iran bombed two headquarters of a Pakistani militant group with missiles and drones, state media said late Tuesday, a move Tehran said was also “to hold accountable those who undermine its national security.” within the framework of “human responsibility”. “.
On January 3, two explosions occurred near the grave of a former commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in the city of Kerman, killing more than 100 people and injuring dozens of others. Subsequently, Iran carried out bombings on countries in the region. Qasem Soleimani Meanwhile, crowds gathered to mark the fourth anniversary of his assassination in a US attack.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the blast, which was billed as the country's bloodiest attack since Iran's 1979 revolution that toppled the monarchy, as Tehran vowed to retaliate against the attackers.