FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Shannon Kuehn
Phone: (202) 828-8370
Washington, DC – The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) today issued the following statement following tonight’s attacks by Iran against U.S. forces in Iraq:
“PAAIA is deeply concerned by the retaliatory actions taken tonight by Iran. The situation between the United States and Iran has reached an alarming point of escalation that serves neither nation’s interests. We mourn any and all casualties and encourage both governments to de-escalate this dangerous situation without further loss of life or treasure. Diplomacy is the only way to peacefully de-escalate this situation and keep U.S. troops, diplomats and countless other innocent lives out of harm’s way.”
About PAAIA: The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization that serves the interests of Iranian Americans and represents the community before U.S. policymakers and the American public at large.
January 7, 2020