Russia would consider air strikes in Iraq at Baghdad's request

By REUTERS
October 6, 2015 12:14

MOSCOW - Russia will consider extending its air strikes against militants in Syria to Iraq if it receives such a request from Baghdad, the RIA news agency quoted the head of the country's upper chamber of parliament as saying on Tuesday.

The speaker, Valentina Matviyenko, said Russia had so far not received such a request from the Iraqi government.




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