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Iraqi Governing Council wants anti-terror pact with Syria: Hakim

Iraq’s interim government will seek a security agreement with Syria to stop cross-border terror operations, the head of the US-appointed Governing Council Abdel Aziz Hakim said after meeting here with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “We are looking, through the intermediary of the Iraqi interior minister, to sign agreements” for security with Syria, Hakim told reporters in Damascus. “Cooperation on security is necessary to stop terror operations in Iraq and block the illegal infiltration of men” across the Syrian-Iraqi border, Hakim said. Washington has accused Damascus of turning a blind eye to anti-US fighters who cross into Iraq via the porous, 600-kilometre (360-mile) border separating it from Syria. Full Story

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