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Statement | Nov. 20, 2022

Statement regarding Iranian strikes near Erbil, Iraq


Statement from General Michael “Erik” Kurilla, U.S. CENTCOM commander:

“We condemn this evening’s Iranian cross-border missile and unmanned aerial vehicle strikes near Erbil, Iraq. Such indiscriminate and illegal attacks place civilians at risk, violate Iraqi sovereignty, and jeopardize the hard-fought security and stability of Iraq and the Middle East.”