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Readout of PM Masrour Barzani’s phone call with US Secretary of State

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken regarding yesterday’s missile attack in Erbil.

Both sides agreed that the attack was an act of terrorism and a clear violation of Iraq’s sovereignty.

Prime Minister Barzani emphasized the importance of dispelling recent rumors, which have been utilised as a pretext to target Erbil.

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken condemned the terrorist attack on Erbil, for which the Prime Minister conveyed his thanks, while also requesting that Washington provide increased support to the Kurdistan Region.