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  6/25/2014, Sivan 27, 5774

Kerry to Kurds: Help Save Iraq from Total Collapse

US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday and implored them to unite with Baghdad against the recent Sunni insurgent onslaught that continues to threaten the sovereignty of the country.

Over 1,000 people have been killed in the past three weeks as a result of violence in the country.