Iraq—Foreign Minister Criticizes Israeli Participation In Maritime Security Mission

Iraqi News | 08/13/2019

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Hakkim has publicly opposed Israel’s participation in a U.S. maritime security mission, reports the Iraqi News. Baghdad is opposed to Israeli participation in any maritime security mission in the Persian Gulf, Hakkim stated in a tweet on Saturday During a closed-door session of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Aug. 6, Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said that Israel was supporting U.S. efforts to secure the passage of ships...

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