Iran condemns attack on its diplomatic facilities in Iraq

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh strongly condemned the attack on Iranian diplomatic facilities in Iraq.

Speaking in his weekly press conference on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh answered questions on a wide range of topics.

Iran strongly condemns attack on its diplomatic facilities in Iraq

“Unfortunately, last night, some individuals attacked the Iranian Consulate General in Karbala. Iranian officials at Consulate and Embassy contacted relevant authorities in Iraq. Security forces dealt with the attackers,” said Khatibzadeh in reaction to the attack of some rioters to the Iranian consulate in Karbala.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemns the attack on its diplomatic facilities in Iraq and hopes that Iraq will fulfill its duties in this regard,” he added, saying, “Last night, we submitted a protest note to the Iraqi embassy in Iran, and we expect the Iraqi government to perform its duties well.”

Martyr Soleimani’s case being pursued in intl. forums

The spokesman also pointed to the Yahoo News report on the assassination of Martyr Soleimani and the involvement of the Zionist regime and Iraqi Kurdistan, saying, “The case of Martyr Soleimani is being pursued in the Judiciary and in international forums. Many of these reports are not hidden from us.”

“Our position is the same, those who directly or indirectly in any country participated in this cowardly assassination certainly have criminal and judicial responsibility,” he added.