Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet Condemns ‘Cowardly Terrorist Act’ Targeting Iraqi PM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet on Tuesday condemned ‘the cowardly terrorist act that targeted the Iraqi Prime Minister’ in a virtual session chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz, according to the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The Kingdom’s Acting Minister of Media Majid al – Qasabi said the Cabinet reviewed several reports on the latest regional and international developments, reiterating Arabia’s strong condemnation of the cowardly terrorist act that targeted the Iraqi Prime Minister.

‘The Cabinet affirmed that Saudi Arabia stands by the Iraq government and people in order to restore its health and role, consolidate its security and stability and enhance its prosperity and development’, the press agency reported.

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al – Kadhimi was targeted in a ‘failed assassination attempt’, after an explosive  – laden drone struck his residence in Baghdad, Iraqi military said on Sunday.

Kadhimi said he was unhurt and appealed for ‘calm and restraint’ after a drone attack on his residence as political tensions mounted in the country.


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