Iraqi Foreign Ministry condemned Turkish air raids on the villages in the Kurdistan Region, which led to the death of a number of unarmed civilians. The ministry’s spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub declared: “We condemn the continuation of these violations against unarmed civilians of our children in Kurdistan”. Mahjoub added Turkish airstrikes on the Kurdistan Region’s areas do not serve the development of relations between Iraq and Turkey, denouncing the strikes. “We insist our position and reject the presence of any troops on Iraqi territory or any attempt to carry out military operation by any neighboring country”, he said.
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