Iran clarifies the purpose of burning its consulate in Basra[/rtl]
[rtl]Date of release: 2018/9/15 22:57 • 950 times read[/rtl]
[Baghdad: Al-Furat News} Iran has made it clear that its consulate was burned in the province of Basra last week.
"The attack by some of them on the Iranian consulate in Basra is an act carried out by the enemies of the two countries to damage their relations," Iranian Ambassador Irj Masjedi said during a meeting with the Badr delegation.
He pointed to "commonalities between the two peoples," noting that "the actions of the enemies of sabotage measures can not affect the relations between the two countries."
For their part, members of the Badr Organization condemned the attack on the Iranian consulate in Basra and stressed that "the practices of violence and attacking government centers and those belonging to the popular crowd and consulates were carried out by some of the displaced and the relationship of the people of Basra in that at all in that the people and for several months put their demands under Peaceful away from any violence. "
A few days ago, Basra witnessed a wave of protests, including the burning of the headquarters and offices of most political parties and movements, as well as the burning of government institutions, notably the Office of the Governorate, the burning of the Iranian Consulate General in the area of Barda'ia. , And burned a private school owned by the family of a minister.
The Prime Minister ordered the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, Haider Abadi, to refer the security units responsible for the protection of Iraqi institutions and consulate in Basra to the investigation for not fulfilling their duties to provide the necessary protection. "The
Iranian embassy opened its new headquarters in Basra on 11 September.
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