These strikes constitute a violation of Iraqi sovereignty, an undermining of the efforts of the Iraqi government,” Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool, a spokesman for Iraq’s military, said late Friday.
The statement comes after the U.S. approved a strike on seven sites, three in Iraq and four in Syria, using more than 125 precision munitions. The strikes were in retaliation for a drone attack last weekend on a small U.S. military post in northeast Jordan that left three American soldiers dead. The United States has accused the Islamic Resistance in Iraq, an umbrella group of Iran-backed militias, of carrying out the attack.
“The facilities that were struck included command