Sofia (dpa) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has referred to as Sunday’s rocket assault on Baghdad’s Green Zone “extraordinarily worrying.”
“We imagine that tensions at the moment are operating so excessive that unexpected occasions – assaults, assaults, with out being clear to whom they’re attributable – may set in movement an escalation of violence,” Maas mentioned Monday whereas in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Maas declined to comment on threats voiced on Twitter by US President Donald Trump to the impact that Iran faces its “finish” if it seeks battle with the USA. “I finished commenting on Donald Trump’s tweets a while in the past,” he mentioned.
The German authorities was persevering with to push for de-escalation and was making use of communication channels to either side, Maas mentioned.