Haider al-Abadi
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Iraq PM: 'No bricks unturned' in fight against Islamic State

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC he welcomes Western efforts to fight Islamic State in his country.

In an interview with Lyse Doucet he said he had take "all measures necessary" to protect the Iraqi people.

He also called on Iran to co-operate with international efforts to beat the jihadist group.

  • 01 Oct 2014
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