The Arab League supports any move by the Al-Kazemi government to confront “Turkish aggressions”
The Arab League announced, on Wednesday, its support for any move that the Iraqi government takes on the international arena in order to stop the repeated Turkish military attacks on Iraqi lands.
University President Ahmed Aboul Gheit said in a statement, “We condemn and condemn in the strongest terms the Turkish bombing on the 11th of August on the Sidakan area on the Turkish-Iraqi borders, which resulted in the martyrdom of two officers and a soldier from the Iraqi armed forces and a number of other innocent civilians .”
“This is a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of Iraq, the principles and charters of international law, and the principle of good neighborliness, ” Abu al-Ghaith added .
For his part, an official source in the Arab League said, according to Egyptian media, that “the university supports any move that the Iraqi government takes on the international stage in order to stop the repeated Turkish military attacks on Iraqi lands, and to preserve the sovereignty, security and stability of Iraq.”
Earlier today, Meshaal Al-Salami, President of the Arab Parliament expressed his readiness to work with the Iraqi Parliament to mobilize support and regional and international support to stop the “repeated Turkish attacks” on Iraqi lands, calling on the UN Security Council to take immediate and urgent action.
The killing of two Iraqi officers on Tuesday prompted Baghdad to take more stringent measures, as the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Baghdad was no longer willing to receive the Turkish Defense Minister on Thursday, in a first-of-its-kind measure that could trigger a diplomatic crisis between the two neighboring countries .
The ministry also announced that the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad would be summoned again for the third time since June, “and handing him a strong protest note, and informing him of Iraq’s confirmed rejection of his country’s assaults.” Source