Monday, December 22, 2014   

Hollande says to propose 'initiative' against IS
(08-20 17:29)

French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday he would next month arrange an international conference on the threat posed by Islamic extremists in Iraq, describing the current international situation as "the most serious since 2001".
"I think we are in the most serious international situation since 2001 ... I will therefore propose an initiative on security in Iraq and the fight against Islamic State, from September,'' Hollande told Le Monde daily according to a text released in advance by his office. --AFP   
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