Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Ahmed Mahjoub denied on Sunday media reports which claimed that Iraqi armed groups have received ballistic missiles from Iran.
Majoub pointed out that the Iraqi constitution prevents such act, as it states that "The State shall undertake to combat terrorism in all its forms, and shall work to protect its territories from being a base, pathway, or field for terrorist activities."
On Friday, Reuters has reported that Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East and to give it the means to hit regional foes.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Qassemi dismissed the reports as “baseless, meaningless and ridiculous”.
Qassemi stressed that such reports are aimed at spreading fear among regional states and are part of the enemies’ Iranophobia and anti-Iran policies.