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11:00 AM 8th January 2020

Foreign Secretary Statement On Attack On Iraqi Military Bases

The Foreign Secretary calls for urgent de-escalation following an attack on Iraqi military bases.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

"We condemn this attack on Iraqi military bases hosting Coalition - including British - forces.

"We are concerned by reports of casualties and use of ballistic missiles.

"We urge Iran not to repeat these reckless and dangerous attacks, and instead to pursue urgent de-escalation.

"A war in the Middle East would only benefit Daesh and other terrorist groups."