January 9, 2020 / 7:47 PM / 10 days ago

Iraq summons Iranian ambassador, refuses striking military bases on Iraqi lands - state tv

CAIRO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Iraq’s ministry of foreign affairs said in a statement on Thursday that it has summoned the Iranian ambassador to inform him of Iraq’s refusal to strike military bases on Iraqi lands and that it considers this action as a violation of sovereignty.

The statement also said that summoning the Iranian official comes in the context of Iranian retaliatory missile strikes. (Reporting by Alaa Swilam Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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