Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi: ISIS now has more foreign than Iraqi fighters

The Islamic State has more and more foreign fighters in its ranks, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday at a press conference in Paris. “What I see in Iraq is a greater number of foreign fighters than before. In the past, Iraqi fighters were estimated at 58% and foreigners at 42%. Today the proportion has reversed with 60% of foreign fighters and 40% of Iraqis”, he pointed out.



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