Iran confirms it carried out air strikes in Iraq

The comments are the first official confirmation of air strikes by Tehran since U.S. officials said earlier this week the Iranian air force carried out attacks against ISIS.
A senior Iranian official confirmed on Friday that his country had carried out air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in Iraq, in an interview with UK-based daily The Guardian.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour told the newspaper in London that the air strikes were carried out at the request of the Baghdad government but was not coordinated with Washington.
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Source News: Alarabiya
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