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Egypt condemns missile attack on Iraqi power plant in Samarra

The Salahaddin plant in Samarra was hit by a Katyusha rocket causing huge material damage

MENA , Monday 28 Jun 2021
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File Photo: The headquarters of the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo. REUTERS
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Egypt strongly condemned a missile attack on a thermal power station in Iraq's Samarra city, a statement by the foreign ministry said Monday.

The Salahaddin plant in Samarra was hit by a Katyusha rocket causing huge material damage.

ISIS claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on a power station in Iraq, the group's Nasheer News said on its Telegram channel.

The foreign ministry stressed that Egypt backs Iraq's measures to maintain its security and stability in the face of heinous terrorist operations.

Cairo fully supports Baghdad's non-stop efforts to fight and uproot terrorism, the statement added.

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