Iraq Lodges Formal Complaint with UN over US Airstrikes
According To Iran News, Iraq said it has filed a formal complaint with the United Nations and the UN Security Council over the US’ bombings of the country’s security, military and civilian sites that left six people dead.
A spokesman for the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Al-Sahhaf, said in a statement on Wednesday that the ministry has filed two identical complaints to the UN and the UNSC regarding the US targeting of Iraqi forces, the Middle East Monitor reported.
Al-Sahhaf added that the Foreign Ministry described the US bombing as a “hostile act and a flagrant violation of the terms of US troops presence in Iraq”.
On Friday, the United States launched a string of airstrikes against five sites belonging to the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), the Iraqi army and police in Babil governorate as well as Karbala International Airport which is still under construction. The air raids killed three Iraqi soldiers, two policemen, and a civilian, the Iraqi army said.