Protesters Storm Bahrain Embassy in Baghdad, Burn US-Israeli Flags (Video, Photos)

sputniknews.com | 6/28/2019 | Staff
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Images on Facebook show protesters in and around the Gulf island nation's diplomatic compound in Baghdad Thursday evening, carrying Palestinian flags and burning US and Israeli flags. They were reportedly particularly angry at the Bahraini foreign minister's interview with an Israeli television station about the conference.

​Video filmed on a cellphone outside the embassy showed protesters waving large Palestinian flags atop the structure.

Statement - Reuters - Bahrain - Ambassador - Iraq

Citing a statement, Reuters has reported that Bahrain has recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations as a result of the late Thursday demonstration. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain condemns the attack on the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of Iraq by the demonstrators (which) led to sabotage in the embassy building," the statement adds.

The three-day "Peace to Prosperity" conference, hosted in Manama by US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, aimed to secure what Trump dubbed the "Deal of the Century," a sweeping solution to myriad regional conflicts centered on Israel and...
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