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US vows to try to help Iraqis displaced by fighting

AFP , Wednesday 11 Jun 2014
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Washington will try to help the as many as half a million people who have fled fierce fighting in Iraq, the nominee to be the next US envoy to Baghdad said Wednesday.

Denouncing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as "one of the most dangerous terrorist groups in the world," Stuart Jones told US lawmakers the United States "will continue to monitor the situation closely, and will work with our international partners to try to meet the needs of those who have been displaced."

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