Saudi Arabia slams Iran's role in Iraq as 'unacceptable'

May 29, 2016 7:16 PM

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Saudi Arabia slams Iran's role in Iraq as 'unacceptable'

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says Iran must stop meddling in Iraq and that the presence of Iranian military units there is "unacceptable."

His comments Sunday come as thousands of Iraqi Shiite militiamen, soldiers and police, backed by Iran, surround the Sunni city of Fallujah ahead of an operation to retake it from the Islamic State group.

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