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Iraq Welcomes US Assistance in Fighting Islamic State Militants


Iraq has welcomed the Obama administration's decision to send additional troops to assist and advise Iraqi forces in the fight against Islamic State militants. The speaker of the Iraqi parliament, however, has also called for more international assistance in the effort. Zlatica Hoke reports the U.S. decision has coincided with the first anniversary of the Islamic State group's capture of Iraq's northern city of Mosul.

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