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Lakhdar Brahimi: 'Iraq unrest is no surprise'

14 June 2014 Last updated at 12:15 BST

The former United Nations special envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, has said that the international community should not be surprised by the unrest in Iraq.

Interviewed on the Today programme, Mr Brahimi said that he been trying to draw people's attention to it for months.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Saturday 14 June.