Grand Ayatollah Sistani Rejects Foreign Military Incursion, Calls on Facing It
Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali al-Sistani on Friday expressed his categorical rejection for the Foreign military incursion into northern the country, calling on the government to protect the Iraqi sovereignty from all kinds of violations.
The statements of the Supreme religious authority in Iraq were delivered by its representative Sayyed Ahmad Safi who asserted that since there laws which organize the international relations, none of the countries can dispatch its troops to Iraq under the pretext of helping the Iraqi forces in their war against terrorism.
“All the neighboring countries must respect Iraq’s sovereignty and refrain from sending their troops to it,” he added.
The Iraqi government is responsible for protecting the country’s integrity, sovereignty and independence fro those who violate its borders whatever their pretexts are, Sayyed Safi added.