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U.S. Embassy condemns killing of two protestors in renewed Iraqi riots

Following the death of Two more Iraqi protesters in overnight clashes near the provincial headquarters in the holy Shiite city of Karbala, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad issued a statement calling on the government to "engage seriously and urgently with Iraqi citizens who are demanding reform."

 

"We deplore the killing and kidnapping of unarmed protesters, threats to freedom of expression, and the cycle of violence taking place," it said. "Iraqis must be free to make their own choices about the future of their nation."

 


פרסום ראשון: 11.06.19, 11:49