Rohani: Iran will not hesitate to defend holy sites in Iraq

June 18, 2014 8:13 AM

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Many are volunteering to go to Iraq and fight 'killers and terrorists,' says Iranian president.

REUTERS - Iran will not hesitate to defend Shi'ite Muslim holy sites in neighboring Iraq against "killers and terrorists", Iranian President Hassan Rohani said on Wednesday, following rapid advances by Sunni militants there over the past week.

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