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  6/27/2014, Sivan 29, 5774

Kerry Calls on Arab Countries to Help Iraq

Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States urged Jordan, Saudi Arabi and the United Arab Emirates, Thursday, to help Iraq establish a unity government to fight Sunni rebels. Kerry updated foreign ministers from those countries during a meeting in Paris, using U.S. intelligence to locate potential targets of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria organization.

The Washington Post reported that Kerry will fly to Saudi Arabia on Friday for talks with King Abdullah.