March 13, 2020 / 12:06 PM / 22 days ago

Iraqi FM summons U.S. and UK ambassadors over air strikes - spokesman

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s foreign minister has summoned the U.S. and British ambassadors in Baghdad over air strikes carried out by the United States on Iraqi military positions overnight, a spokesman said on Friday.

“The Foreign Minister held an emergency meeting in which the ministry’s undersecretaries, advisors, and official spokesman discussed the measures regarding the recent American aggression. He has ordered the summoning of the United States and British ambassadors to Baghdad,” the spokesman said in a statement.

Reporting by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Catherine Evans

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