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Interior minister: Iran to engage ISIL if terrorists advance on border

The minister did not say whether his example referred to any specific candidate in the June 2013 elections. (File Photo: AP)

The interior minister said Monday that ISIL has taken up position 50 km away from the Iran-Iraq border, adding that Iran will engage the terrorists if they advance another 10 km toward Iran.

Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli further said that Iran will get involved if the terrorist group reaches 40km away from Iran and attempts to carry out sabotage acts near Iran’s border, adding Iran has officially announced that it will show reaction to ISIL on its doorsteps.


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