Kurds Cry Foul Over U.S. Raid on Iranian Office A U.S. raid on an Iranian government office in the Iraqi city of Irbil is a violation of the region's sovereignty and of international immunity laws, says the Kurdish regional government. Kurdish officials urged the U.S. military to release Iranian staff arrested in the raid.
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Kurds Cry Foul Over U.S. Raid on Iranian Office

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Kurds Cry Foul Over U.S. Raid on Iranian Office

Kurds Cry Foul Over U.S. Raid on Iranian Office

Kurds Cry Foul Over U.S. Raid on Iranian Office

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A U.S. raid on an Iranian government office in the Iraqi city of Irbil is a violation of the region's sovereignty and of international immunity laws, says the Kurdish regional government.

Kurdish officials expressed "concern and condemnation" over the pre-dawn operation, urging the U.S. military to release Iranian staff arrested during the raid, which came hours after President Bush's speech Wednesday night.

The Kurds have been one of the United States' top allies in Iraq.