U.S. condemns assault on Iraq's Mosul

June 10, 2014 10:37 PM

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WASHINGTON, June 10 (Xinhua) -- The United States condemns "in the strongest possible terms" the aggression by Islamic militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the White House said on Tuesday.

The attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has led to a serious deterioration of the security situation in Mosul and surrounding Nineveh province, said White House spokesman Josh Earnest.

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