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September 5, 2014 8:41 am

Iran’s Khamenei Backs Cooperation With U.S. to Fight Islamic State Militants

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

BBC – Iran’s Supreme Leader has approved co-operation with the U.S. as part of the fight against Islamic State in northern Iraq, sources have told BBC Persian.

Ayatollah Khamenei has authorized his top commander to co-ordinate military operations with the U.S., Iraqi and Kurdish forces, sources in Tehran say.

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