Saudi minister of state for the Gulf region Thamer Al-Sabhan slammed Iran's recent appointment of an envoy in Iraq and its statement calling for shutting down the Saudi consulate in Iraq.
"Iran appoints a war criminal and (one of the) world's wanted men as its envoy in Iraq and demands closing the Saudi consulate in Erbil," Sabhan said on Twitter.
"We didn't hear any Iraqi comment! True comprehensive sovereignty!" he added.
Nechervan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan. (File photo: AFP)