Iraqi President Urges Self Restraint to Iranian Counterpart: Statement

Iraqi President Urges Self Restraint to Iranian Counterpart: Statement

 Iraqi President Barham Salih offered his condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over the killing of Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani and urged self-restraint, his office said in a statement.

“The president stressed the importance of self-restraint and wisdom in this critical time in order to contain the current crisis, protect the security and stability of the region, the sovereignty of its nations, and banish the specter of war and violence,” his office said in a read out of a phone call.