Dec 11 2015
Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, instructs the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs to submit a formal complaint by the Iraqi government on the Turkish incursion, and that this is a flagrant violation of the provisions and principles of the UN Charter and in violation of the sanctity of Iraqi territory and the sovereignty of the Iraqi state, and that it was without the knowledge of the Iraqi authorities and approval, and to demand from the UN Security Council to assume its responsibilities in accordance with the provisions of the United Nations Charter and work to protect Iraq and its security, sovereignty, safety and territorial integrity violated that was by Turkish troops, and to order Turkey to withdraw its troops immediately, and to ensure through all available means, an immediate and unconditional withdrawal to the recognised international borders between the two countries,and not to repeat those unilateral actions that harm international relations and bring significant risk to regional security.
Iraq is to request that the matter be brought before a special session of the Security Council and the distribution of the complaint as an official document.
Prime Minister's Media Office
11 December 2015