The United States condemns the resumption of attacks against its forces in Syria and Iraq

The United States condemns the resumption of attacks against its forces in Syria and Iraq

Apr 24 2024

ARK News…. The United States condemned the resumption of attacks against its forces in Syria and Iraq, after two bases were bombed during the past 24 hours, for the first time in about two months.

US State Department spokesman Matthew Miller expressed US concern about the resumption of attacks by Iranian-backed militias on international coalition bases.

Miller said: “We find it particularly disturbing that these militias chose to resume their attacks just hours after Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shia ‘a al-Sudani completed a successful visit to Washington, so it appears clear that Iran does not respect Iraqi sovereignty.”

He added: "We have seen these attacks in the past, and we made clear to Iran and the groups loyal to it, that we will defend our interests, and we will defend our people, and this is still the case."

The American base of Kharab al-Jir, south of Rmelan in Syrian Kurdistan, was bombed by five missiles, launched from the Iraqi town of Zammar on the night of Sunday and Monday, and the damage was limited to material.

The "Ain al-Assad" air base in Anbar Governorate, northwestern Iraq, was also subjected to an attempt to be targeted by drones. According to what Reuters reported, quoting an American official, two planes were shot down and the attack was thwarted.

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