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Iraq summons Iranian ambassador, refuses striking military bases on Iraqi lands: State TV

Reuters , Thursday 9 Jan 2020

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 objection to attacks on military bases on Iraqi territories and that Iraq considers this action as a violation of sovereignty.

The statement called on all parties to exercise self restraint and affirmed Iraq's independence.

It also said that summoning the Iranian official comes in the context of Iranian retaliatory missile strikes earlier this week.

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