Iraq and Turkey pledge closer security cooperation in face of threat by Islamic State group

November 20, 2014 12:30 PM

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BAGHDAD – Iraq's prime minister says his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the extremist Islamic State group.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi spoke on Thursday at a Baghdad news conference after talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu.

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