Wed Mar 11, 2015 11:17PM
Iran’s parliament (Majlis) speaker says the country’s assisting Iraq to fight the ISIL prevented the terrorist group from invading other countries in the region.
If Iran had not helped Iraq, ISIL would have invaded countries in the region too, Ali Larijani said at a press conference held at the end of his visit to Qatar on Wednesday.
“Iran stood in the face of the ISIL to help Iraq and also the (other) countries of the region, although the main responsibility rested on the shoulders of the people of the country,” he said.
The ISIL currently controls parts of Iraq and Syria. It started its campaign of terror in Iraq in early June 2014. The heavily-armed militants took control of Mosul before sweeping through parts of the country’s Sunni…
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