Iraq says working to expel Iranian militant group

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said on Sunday that Iraq was trying to expel an Iranian militant group that has a presence in the country, a key demand of Tehran.

Iraq says working to expel Iranian militant group
"The presence of those terrorists is forbidden by the constitution and we are working to get rid of them," Talabani said of the Mujahadeen e-Khalq group, the largest and most militant group opposed to the Islamic Republic.

Talabani was speaking at a news conference in Baghdad with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Reuters
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