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  Sivan 21, 5774 , 19/06/14

Rouhani Promises to Protect Shiite Shrines in Iraq

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani promised on Wednesday that his country would spare no effort to protect Shiite Shrines in Iraq, where Sunni terrorists have captured major cities.

“All superpowers, mercenaries and terrorists should know that the great Iranian nation will make every effort to safeguard holy shrines in the Iraqi cities of Karbala, Najaf, Kadhimiya and Samarra,” said Rouhani, according to the AFP news agency.

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