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Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki welcomes Syrian air strikes

26 June 2014 Last updated at 12:21 BST

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki confirms to the BBC that Syria has carried out air strikes on Isis fighters on the Syria-Iraq border this week.

Speaking to BBC Arabic, Nouri Maliki said Syrian fighter jets had bombed militant positions around the border town of Qaim on Tuesday.

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