Middle East

British PM requests parliament recall on anti-IS action in Iraq

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a high-level meeting at the Ford Foundation on post-2015 anti-poverty goals, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, Pool)

LONDON: The British parliament will hold an extraordinary session on Friday to debate possible airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday.

"The speaker has accepted my request to recall parliament on Friday," Cameron said in a tweet, after meeting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.





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