Iran said on Wednesday it will always respects Iraq’s territorial integrity, after firing missiles at Iraqi bases housing US troops.
The early Wednesday Strike as led the Iraqi to say it would summon the Iranian ambassador.
In a recent letter to the United Nations Security Council and UN
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, Majid Takht Ravanchi, has said his country has full respect for “the
independence, Sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the Republic of Iraq.”
There were never any American or Iraq military casualties in the strikes.
The Operation was so precise and targeted military objectives thus leaving no collateral damage to civilians and civilian assets in that particular area ,” the diplomat who said in a letter released by the Iranian mission.
Iran ” also recalls it’s dedication to the maintenance of international peace and security and also stresses that it does not seek ascalation or war,” he concluded .
Iraq’s foreign ministry said Wednesday it would call in the Iranian ambassador because of the missile attack, which it called a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.
Iraq had already summoned the US ambassador after the US drone strike the last Friday that killed top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani near Baghdad airport.