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Baghdad accuses Riyadh of supporting ISIS to undermine moderate Sunnis

Iraqi authorities said Wednesday that Saudi intelligence sent "messages" to the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIS) urging them to "eliminate moderate Sunnis."

The Iraqi official TV quoted the vice president of the security and defence committee in the Parliament as saying that Riyadh supports ISIS, as does Qatar and Turkey.

"Terrorist groups and ISIS and Al Qaeda own advanced weaponry, made in Israel, and delivered to them through Syria or Turkey," Iskander Toot said.

Toot accused Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey of "funding terrorists," seeking to undermine the political process in Iraq.

He added that security agencies have evidence, which proves "the complicity of these countries in supporting terrorists, training them and sending them to Iraq to kill innocent citizens."


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