Foreign Minister Maas on the Iranian missile attack on Iraqi military bases
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas issued the following statement today (8 January):
We condemn the Iranian missile attack on Iraqi military bases where coalition forces are also stationed. We call on Iran to refrain from any steps that could lead to further escalation.
We have been in contact with all sides for the past few days and are working to help de-escalate the situation. We call on all sides to exercise calm and restraint.