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“Iran media blame ‘foreign plots’ for Iraq crisis”

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BBC News, June 26, 204: “Iran media blame ‘foreign plots’ for Iraq crisis”

Iranian media have shown a keen interest in events in neighbouring Iraq, with state media trumpeting what they present as Iraqi army progress against the Sunni rebels led by the jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis).

Not surprisingly, they have not criticised Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, a Shia ally of the Iranian leadership, for the unrest.

Instead, they have blamed the West, as well as regional Sunni powers such as as Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, accusing them of trying to impose a government of their liking in Baghdad.

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