Iraq conflict: US sends warship to the Gulf

June 14, 2014 10:11 PM

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Iraq conflict: US sends warship to the Gulf

The US says it is sending a warship into the Gulf to provide President Obama with military options should the situation in Iraq deteriorate further.

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the USS George HW Bush, which carries dozens of fighter jets, to be moved from the North Arabian Sea.

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