January 25, 2022, 11:29

Senior Iranian Official Views Rocket Attack on Iraqi Prime Minister as Incitement to Riot – 07.11.2021, Sputnik International

Senior Iranian Official Views Rocket Attack on Iraqi Prime Minister as Incitement to Riot – 07.11.2021, Sputnik International

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said on Sunday that the early morning drone attack on the residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi is an instigation to rebellion associated with “foreign think tanks.”The attempt upon Al-Kadhimi’s life is “a new sedition that must be traced back to foreign think tanks, which have brought nothing but insecurity, discord & instability to oppressed Iraqi people through creation & support of terrorist groups & occupation of this country for years,” Shamkhani said on Twitter.Iraqi prime minister has called on everyone for calm and restraint in his Twitter message.Early Sunday, a rocket struck the house of the prime minister. An Al Arabiya correspondent reported that Al-Kadhimi was taken to hospital with slight injuries. The prime minister later tweeted that he was fine. Three of his security guards were wounded, according to Iraqi media.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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