Iraq says the aircraft that attacked Sulaymaniyah's Arbat airport took off from Turkey

Iraqi General Staff Spokesperson, Major General Yahya Resul, announced that the aircraft that carried out the attack on Sulaymaniya's Arbat airport on 18 September, in which three people were killed, took off from Turkey.

Iraqi General Staff Spokesperson, Major General Yahya Resul, made a statement regarding the attack on Arbat Airport in Sulaymaniyah.

General Yahya Resul said: "An unmanned aerial vehicle that took off from Turkey at 5pm on Monday 18 September, carried out an attack on Arbat Airport in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. Three members of the Anti-Terrorism Administration fell as martyrs and three others were injured in the attack."

General Resul added: "This attack is a violation of Iraq's sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, and a serious violation and threat to peace and security in the region and the world. It is also a violation of international law and United Nations treaties."

Stating that the attack does not comply with the neighbourly relations between the two countries and threatens Iraqi citizens, General Yahya Resul added that Iraq has the right to put an end to these violations.