The Iraqi National Security Council, which convened urgently after the massacre carried out by the Turkish state in the village of Perex in Zakho, issued a statement containing new decisions about Turkey.
The statement strongly condemned the attack which resulted in the death of 8 civilians and the wounding of 23 others.
The decisions taken at the meeting are as follows:
-The Security Council has instructed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to prepare a file on Turkey's attacks on Iraq's sovereignty and security. It was also requested that the file be urgently sent to the United Nations Security Council.
-The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs will call Turkey's ambassador to Iraq to provide information about the sanctions.
-It was decided that the ambassador of Iraq in Turkey should be called to assess the situation and that a new ambassador should not be sent.
-The joint operations commander will be commissioned to present a report on the situation on the Iraq-Turkey border.
-It was requested that necessary research be carried out on the situation and compensation of the victims and the families of the martyrs.
-Coordination with the regional government was requested to prevent further violations and to take decisive action.
-Turkey was demanded to make an official apology and withdraw its military forces from Iraqi territory.
-The Security Council reiterates that Iraqi territory should not be an area of aggression by any country, and also strongly denies the existence of any armed group on Iraqi soil.