Hague: Iraq faces severe challenges to its existence

Foreign Secretary William Hague has told ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby that Iraq faces a "severe challenge to its existence as a state".

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William Hague tells ITV News Iraq faces a severe challenge 'including to its existence as a state.'

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But he completely rules out military intervention; 'we are not planning that, we're not contemplating that, we are not having meetings...'

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Hague: No sharing counter-terrorist expertise with Iran

The UK Foreign Secretary William Hague told ITV News today there would be no on-the ground sharing of British counter-terrorist expertise with Iranian officials.