"Iraqi soldiers were absent from the incident site involving Russia's diplomatic convoy, Iraq's Ambassador to Moscow Abbas Khalaf Kunfud said.
"Russia's Ambassador to Iraq Vladimir Titorenko was outspoken" about the incident, Abbas Khalaf Kunfud stressed at a press-conference in Moscow on Tuesday.
The Russian Ambassador told the press that the US troops had intentionally opened fire on the diplomatic convoy at the Syrian-Iraqi border.
"We have nothing to add," the Iraqi diplomat said. According to him, "Russia needs to draw conclusions from the incident."
US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Qadimi signed an agreement on July 26 to formally end the USA's military presence in the country by the end of the year