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Iran to combat terrorism in Iraq: Rouhani

AFP , Thursday 12 Jun 2014
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Predominantly Shia Muslim Iran will combat terrorism by Sunni extremists in neighbouring Iraq, President Hassan Rouhani warned Thursday.

Rouhani, speaking live on television, did not say exactly what Iran intended to do to help stop an offensive by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) that is pushing toward Baghdad after seizing several cities and towns to the north.

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