News ID: 278465
Published: 0620 GMT December 21, 2020

Iran rejects US accusation over attack on diplomatic missions

Iran rejects US accusation over attack on diplomatic missions
MNA

Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced Tehran strongly turns down any attack on diplomatic missions adding, the rIran’s Foreign Ministry announced that Tehran strongly turns down any attack on diplomatic missions adding, the recent accusations levelled by US secretary of state against Iran was aimed at causing more tensions in the region.

“We strongly refute @SecPompeo's irresponsible anti-#Iran accusations, which blatantly aim to create tension. Iran rejects any attack on diplomatic missions,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh wrote in a tweet on Monday.

He added, “The US military presence is the source of instability in our region. No amount of spin can divert blame for its evil.”

His remarks came in response to Mike Pompeo’s baseless accusations against Iran after US embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, was targeted by rockets earlier in the day.

Immediately after the attack, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that Iran was behind the incident, Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported.

Pompeo added a number of Iraqi civilians have been injured in the attack of the “Iran-backed militias”.

Pompeo’s claims about civilian casualties came as Saberin News reported that the defense systems of the US embassy has inflicted damage on residential areas of the Green Zone, which is the most common name for the International Zone of Baghdad. It is a 10-square-kilometer area in the Karkh district of central Baghdad.ecent accusations levelled by US secretary of state against Iran was aimed at causing more tensions in the region.

 “We strongly refute @SecPompeo's irresponsible anti-#Iran accusations, which blatantly aim to create tension. Iran rejects any attack on diplomatic missions,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh wrote in a tweet on Monday.

He added, “The US military presence is the source of instability in our region. No amount of spin can divert blame for its evil.”

His remarks came in response to Mike Pompeo’s baseless accusations against Iran after US embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, was targeted by rockets earlier in the day.

Immediately after the attack, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that Iran was behind the incident, Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported.

Pompeo added a number of Iraqi civilians have been injured in the attack of the “Iran-backed militias”.

Pompeo’s claims about civilian casualties came as Saberin News reported that the defense systems of the US embassy has inflicted damage on residential areas of the Green Zone, which is the most common name for the International Zone of Baghdad. It is a 10-square-kilometer area in the Karkh district of central Baghdad.

   
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