Iraq: Iran:Written question - 41851

(Clwyd West)

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Asked on: 05 July 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Iraq: Iran
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Iraqi authorities on the rocket attack on Camp Liberty, Baghdad on 4 July 2016.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 11 July 2016

We strongly condemn the attack against the civilian residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq on 4 July. We have publically called on the Government of Iraq to investigate the attack and bring the attackers to justice. In the coming days officials from our Embassy will raise the attack with the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and make clear the importance of an urgent and comprehensive investigation into the incident.

In all of our engagement with the Government of Iraq on this issue, including at Ministerial level and in our statements, we have emphasised the importance of the Iraqi Government doing everything possible to ensure the safety of the residents of Camp Liberty.

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