Bahrain, Iraq Contain Repercussions of Embassy Attack, Dozens Arrested

      Published on Monday, 1 July , 2019      206 Views     
Bahrain, Iraq Contain Repercussions of Embassy Attack, Dozens Arrested

  • World News

Bahrain and Iraq were quick on Friday to contain the repercussions of the attack by protesters on the Bahraini Embassy that prompted Manama to recall its ambassador from Baghdad.

On Thursday night, some 200 protesters burned the Israeli flag in front of the embassy before storming it in protest against the Manama-hosted workshop earlier this week that saw the participation of Israeli officials to discuss economic aspects of the yet undisclosed US peace plan for the Middle East.




Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim phoned his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa to express Baghdad’s condemnation of the attack.

He hoped the incident would not “undermine diplomatic relations” between the two countries.

On Friday, Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held a phone call with Iraqi President Barham Salih to commend the Iraqi government stance in the aftermath of the attack, as well as the measures it has taken to provide necessary protection.

For his part, Salih stressed his country’s keenness on consolidating fraternal and historic relations between Bahrain and Iraq.

He said that Iraq does not allow anyone to harm these relations, hailing Bahrain’s brotherly positions in support of Iraq in all circumstances.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi Interior Ministry announced the arrest of 54 people for their involvement in the attack.

On Friday, both the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Gulf Cooperation Council expressed their strong condemnation of the attack.

The United Arab Emirates also strongly condemned the incident, deeming it a blatant violation of diplomatic norms and conventions.



In a statement, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) called on the Iraqi government to live up to its responsibility toward international obligations and conventions, which guarantee diplomatic security and immunity.

Keywords:
Category World News | 2019/07/01 latest update at 10:00 PM
Source : Aawsat | Photocredit : Google
207 Views
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Bahrain Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Bahrain and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Bahrain Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Bahrain, the Gulf and the world.


King of Bahrain lauds Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace King

King of Bahrain lauds Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace

A delegation led by Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani called on King of Bahrain Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa…

UAE Ambassador: Bahrain’s National Action Charter confirms people’s rallying behind HM King Hamad’s leadership Government

UAE Ambassador: Bahrain’s National Action Charter confirms people’s rallying behind HM King Hamad’s leadership

UAE Ambassador to Bahrain, Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has stressed that the adoption of…

King of Bahrain receives UAE Minister of State for Food Security, ambassador King

King of Bahrain receives UAE Minister of State for Food Security, ambassador

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, received Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State…

HM King congratulates Chinese President King

HM King congratulates Chinese President

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has sent a cable of congratulations to the Chinese President,…

GULF TV

Popular in GULF TV

7 Action Movies You Can Not Miss In 2019

927 Views

7 Action Movies You Can Not Miss In 2019  

Latest videos in GULF TV

Events

Bahrain events

Lifestyle

Culture

Bahrain Culture, Bahrain, Bahrain News

Sport

Science & Technology

Government

Bahrain Government, Bahrain Government News, Bahrain News, Gulf News, News, Bahrain News