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French FM urges 'all countries in the region' to fight ISIS

Foreign Ministers of France Laurent Fabius, Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Russia Sergey Lavrov, from left, at the Guesthouse of Foreign Ministry Villa Borsig in Berlin August 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Steffi Loos)

PARIS: France's foreign minister Wednesday pressed "all countries in the region," as well as Iran to join Western nations in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) fighters rampaging through Iraq and Syria.

"We would like all the countries of the region to join in this action (that includes the Arab countries and Iran), but we would also like the P5 to join in with this action," Laurent Fabius told a parliamentary committee, referring to the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council.

 

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