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Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2020 Press Release on UK Response to US Attack in Iraq

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 03/01/2020.

The UK has responded to the airstrike carried out by the US on Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

“We have always recognised the aggressive threat posed by the Iranian Quds force led by Qasem Soleimani. Following his death, we urge all parties to de-escalate. Further conflict is in none of our interests.”