January 8, 2020 / 12:09 PM / a month ago

UK PM Johnson condemns Iranian attack on military bases in Iraq

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned on Wednesday the attack by Iran on military bases in Iraq housing western troops in retaliation for the U.S. killing of an Iranian general.

“We of course condemn the attack on Iraqi military bases hosting coalition forces. Iran should not repeat these reckless and dangerous attacks but must instead pursue urgent de-escalation,” Johnson told parliament. (Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, writing by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Stephen Addison)

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