Iran decries attack on Iran's Najaf consulate

Iran has roundly condemned an arson attack on its consulate in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi decried rioters’ storming of the consulate building, and called on the Iraqi government to deal with the perpetrators responsibly, firmly and effectively. He reminded Baghdad of its responsibility to support diplomatic sites and diplomats. The spokesman added Iran’s strong note of protest has been officially conveyed to the Iraqi ambassador to Tehran. The Iranian consulate in Najaf was attacked by rioters on Tuesday.


By: PressTV (19662.60)

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