Zuhair al Nahar
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Iraqi PM's spokesman: 'World's duty to support Iraq'

A spokesman for the Iraq prime minister has said that it is "the duty of the world" to support Iraq's government against Sunni militants who have captured several key cities in the country in recent days.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast, Zuhair al Nahar suggested that Isis Islamist militants were a "huge security threat to the West", not just his country.

  • 17 Jun 2014
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