Iranian official: No direct military aid to Iraq fight against ISIS

An official Iranian source denied Friday that Iranian aircrafts or pilots were participating in the fight against ISIS alongside Iraqi forces, reported the Arab newspaper Al-Hayat.


The Iranian official made it clear that Iran was willing to cooperate with Iraq on numerous levels, in terms of diplomacy and intelligence, but it does not intend to get involved in the conflict directly. (Neemdor Semel)