Czechs to send guns, ammunition to Iraq and Jordan to fight Islamic State

January 25, 2016 11:39 AM

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Czechs to send guns, ammunition to Iraq and Jordan to fight Islamic State

PRAGUE The Czech government voted on Monday to send guns and ammunition to Iraq and Jordan to support the fight against Islamic State, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said.

Ministers agreed to send 6,500 new and used automatic rifles and some 7 million rounds of ammunition to Iraq via the U.S. government, and a separate shipment of ammunition to Jordan.

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