The Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party issued the following statement on 29 December 2019, condemning the US strikes on Iraq:
The US military strikes that targeted positions of the Popular Mobilization Units and the resulting large number of casualties is an attack on Iraq’s national sovereignty and a blatant violation of it, which is rejected and condemned.
It also indicates the dangers of Iraq turning into an arena for ongoing conflicts in the region, especially between America and Iran. It stresses the urgent need to spare our people and armed forces, with all of its factions, the risks it entails.
We join the participants in the ongoing uprising and all the patriotic forces in calling for preserving the sovereignty, security and stability of Iraq and its independent national decision-making. Relations with other countries must be based on the interests of our people and their free will.