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Iraqi demonstrators raid Bahrain embassy

Iraqi demonstrators raid Bahrain embassy

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Gaza Post- Iraq

Hundreds of Iraqi citizens stormed the Bahrain embassy in Baghdad on Thursday, took down the country's flag, and replaced it with the Palestinian one.

The storming was to protest the participation of Bahrain in the US economic workshop held in Manama.

A group of People was also seen burning the U.S.A flag in front of the embassy.

 

Meanwhile, Iraqi security forces intervened and broke up the demonstration.

Thamer al-Sabhan, Saudi State Minister of Gulf Affairs, tweeted saying, "What happened at the embassy was regrettable."

At the same context, Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations on eve of the demonstration.

From his side, Bahrain Foreign Minister condemned in a statement the attack that caused damage to the building.

As he held the Iraqi government the full responsibility for protecting the Baghdad-based embassy and its employees.

It should be noted that the conference kicked off on Tuesday and was hosted by Bahrain. It was attended by Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Morocco.

 

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