The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad strongly condemned the terrorist act that targeted Erbil airport and the nearby areas with missiles yesterday evening in a desperate attempt by unknown parties carrying hatred and hostility against humanity and the democratic experience in the Kurdistan Region. Al-Haddad and in this issued statement denounced the criminal act and cowardly and stated: “The sinful attack on Erbil with missiles will not pass without punishment, and we will stand firmly against those who try to destabilize Kurdistan”,
We demand the security authorities pursue the terrorists who carried out this operation, retribution against them by law and strike the hand of anyone who tries to tamper with the security of the region, and we affirm the strengthening of coordination and cooperation between the federal forces and the Peshmerga forces in the disputed areas to hold the land and control the security vacuums in those areas.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament
Tuesday, February 16, 2021