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Attack on Camp Taji in Iraq: Foreign Secretary's statement

The Foreign Secretary has issued a statement following the attack on Coalition forces at Camp Taji in Iraq last night.

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

My heartfelt condolences to the families of those killed in this cowardly attack on the coalition military base in Iraq.

I spoke with Secretary Pompeo last night and we agreed that it is essential to defend against these deplorable acts.

We must find those responsible. I welcome the Iraqi President’s call for an immediate investigation to hold perpetrators to account - but we must see action.

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Published 12 March 2020