Vietnam is deeply concerned about the current escalating violence in Iraq, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh.

He was answering a Vietnam News Agency question on the country’s reaction to the growing violence in Iraq at his ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on July 3.

“We support efforts by the international community and the Iraq administration aiming to soon resume stability and ensure Iraq’s sovereignty and territorial integrity for the sake of peace and stability in the region,” the spokesman stated.-VNA