Iraq says al-Qaida members crossing into Syria

July 5, 2012 13:29

BAGHDAD - Iraq said on Thursday that militants loyal to al-Qaida were crossing into Syria to carry out attacks.

"We have solid information and intelligence that members of al-Qaida terrorist networks have gone in the other direction, to Syria, to help, to liaise, to carry out terrorist attacks," Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari told a news conference in Baghdad.

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