Saturday, January 23

The Foreign Ministry Issued An Explanation On The Incident Of An Iraqi Citizen During The Passing Of Spanish Embassy Convoy

BAGHDAD, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued an explanation on the incident of a citizen while passing the convoy of the Spanish embassy last Thursday.

"The ministry followed the incident against Omar Khalid during the passage of the Spanish embassy convoy after being informed by his relative and the ministry has contacted the embassy and the relevant investigative authorities urgently," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub said in a statement.

Mahjoub added: "The ministry in turn informed the security authorities the need to sue and this does not conflict with diplomatic immunity."

He stressed "we follow up with the embassy and investigative bodies to know the circumstances of the incident."

The Ministry extended condolences to the deceased's relatives, calling for mercy and forgiveness.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency