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."