Turkey bombing in Iraq: India has strongly condemned the recent bombing of a mountain resort in northern Iraq and asked the United Nations (UN) to address Iraq’s concerns. India said the UN Security Council should address concerns raised by Iraq’s foreign minister that Turkish forces have launched an “open and blatant” attack against the sovereignty of their country. Addressing an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Tuesday over the attacks in Dohuk, R Ravindra, India’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, said India’s recent bombing in the Zakho district of Dohuk governorate in Iraq’s Kurdistan region was “the link”. condemns.
“On behalf of the government and the people of India, I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones in this attack and wish the injured a speedy recovery,” he said.
Significantly, nine civilians were killed and 33 others were injured in this attack.
Ravindra said such an attack within the Iraqi region is a “clear attack” on the sovereignty of the country. He said that this attack on a civilian place also shows a gross violation of international humanitarian law.
In a statement on Monday, 15 Security Council member states strongly condemned the Dohuk attack and urged all countries to actively cooperate with the Iraqi government.
India said that Iraq’s territorial integrity and sovereignty should be respected and the party concerned should also comply with its obligations under international humanitarian law, as well as cooperate with the Iraqi government in the investigation of these attacks to ensure accountability. should do. Ravindra said that India attaches the highest importance to peace, stability and security in the region.