14 Iranians held in Iraq: US military

The US military in Iraq has 14 Iranians in its custody, American military officials said on Monday, an increase in the previously released number.

14 Iranians held in Iraq: US military
'We currently have 14 Iranian detainees in coalition custody,' said Major Brad Leighton, spokesman for the US military in Iraq.

He added: 'The dates and times of their individual capture are not immediately available.'

The Iranians are 'being held as imperative threats to security in accordance with United Nations Security resolution,' the US Central Command said in a separate statement from its headquarters in Tampa, Florida.


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Güncelleme Tarihi: 26 Şubat 2008, 10:22
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