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September 25, 2015 11:39 am

Russian, Syrian and Iranian Military Commanders Establish Coordination Cell in Baghdad

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A fighter holding the Islamic State flag. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Russians, Syrians and Iranians set up a coordination cell to aid militias fighting ISIS. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Russian, Syrian and Iranian military commanders have set up a coordination cell in Baghdad in recent days to try to begin working with Iranian-backed Shia militias fighting the Islamic State, Fox News has learned.

Western intelligence sources say the coordination cell includes low-level Russian generals. U.S. officials say it is not clear whether the Iraqi government is involved at the moment.

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