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Cotton Statement on Iranian-Backed Attack on U.S. Embassy in Iraq

December 31, 2019

Washington, D.C. - Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement after Iran organized an attack on the United States Embassy in Baghdad:

"When an Iran-backed militia killed an American in Iraq last week, it met with a firm response. Now our embassy in Baghdad-sovereign U.S. territory-has been attacked in yet another reckless escalation. As the President notes, Iran must be held responsible."