Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2020 Press Release on Attacks on US Embassy in Baghdad

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 02/01/2020.

Following the storming of the US Embassy in Baghdad in December 2019, the UK has called for diplomatic missions to be protected.

An FCO spokesperson said:

“The UK unequivocally condemns the attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad. It is wholly unacceptable to target diplomatic premises. The Government of Iraq should ensure that diplomatic premises are protected, and those responsible for violence are held to account.”