Iran willing to work with US to fight Islamic State

September 5, 2014 15:16

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei confirmed that his country will work together with the United States to fight the Islamic State in military operations, Israel Radio reported on Friday.

Iran, a Shi'ite state, views ISIS, an extremist Sunni Islamic organization, as a serious threat. The nation also is usually opposes American intervention in Iraq.

Details of what co-operation would entail have not been released.

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