Iraq's Premier Says More Support Needed to 'Finish' IS

April 13, 2015 11:54 AM

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Iraq's prime minister says his country needs greater support from the international coalition so it can "finish" the Islamic State group.

Haider al-Abadi says the "marked increase" in airstrikes, weapons deliveries and training has helped roll back the extremist group, but that more is required to rid Iraq of it once and for all.

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