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Iraq asks Russia for security help, signals more cooperation

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari called on Russia Monday to help stop security threats from Iraq’s neighbors at a meeting with his Russian counterpart in Moscow, which heralded a greater role for Russian businesses in Iraq. “We asked Russia to… use its authority to help us come to an agreement with some of our neighbors and decide on a series of questions linked to security,” Zebari said after meeting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.”We discussed with my colleague Mr. Lavrov a series of regional questions particularly the question of interference in the internal matters of Iraq,” he added. Full Story

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