Britain, France, Germany, Italy, U.S. condemn Iraq attack in joint statement

FILE PHOTO: Aftermaths of a rocket attack on U.S.-led forces in northern Iraq

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain issued a joint statement with France, Germany, Italy and the United States to condemn the Feb. 15 attacks on U.S.-led forces in northern Iraq.

“We the foreign ministers of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America condemn in the strongest terms the February 15 rocket attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. We offer our condolences to the victims, their families, and the Iraqi people,” the statement on Wednesday said.

“Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq’s investigation into the attack with a view to holding accountable those responsible.”

(Reporting by Sarah Young; editing by James Davey)

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