Head of the Al-Hikma National Movement, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, expressed deep regret over the death of Deputy Turkish Consul and his escorts in the province of Erbil after an attack. His eminence stated, "We condemn this attack, and we urge the security forces to do their utmost efforts to uncover the circumstances of this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice". And stressed the need to protect the lives of diplomatic missions members in Iraq, and emphasized on Iraq's keenness to strengthen relations with neighboring Turkey and that this attack will not result in destabilize the relations between the two countries.