US Embassy Calls On Govt For An Urgent And In-Depth Investigation To Arrest And Prosecute Those Responsible For Yesterday’s Events

Baghdad (NINA) – The US embassy called on the government for an urgent and in-depth investigation to arrest and prosecute those responsible for yesterday’s events.

In a statement, the embassy expressed its deep distress over reports of civilians being killed during a march yesterday in Baghdad.

It affirmed its support for Iraqis in gathering and expressing their views peacefully without fear of acts of violence or retaliation.

It indicated: It is imperative that the government conduct an urgent and in-depth investigation in order to arrest and prosecute those responsible for inciting and carrying out violent acts. / End

 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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