Hirunews Logo
US+backs+Iraq+but+will+not+send+troops+-+Kerry
Sunday, 05 January 2014 - 19:44
US backs Iraq but will not send troops - Kerry
15

Shares
1,838

Views
The US secretary of state has said the US will help Iraq fight al-Qaeda-linked militants, but that it is not planning to send troops back to the country.

John Kerry said he was confident the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki could defeat the militants.

Earlier, the Iraqi government said it had lost control of the strategic city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad.

Iraqi officials said they have lost control to the militant group, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, known as Isis.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Heavy snow across the globe
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 9:29
Many countries are experiencing heavy snow, foreign media states. The temperature in England, Scotland, North Ireland and Wales has hit minus 10 degrees... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
765 Views
1,184 Views
2,284 Views
1,837 Views
10,350 Views
44,688 Views
Top