Photo: France begins spy flights to back UK Iraq air campaign
 / Arab World
15 September 2014, 12:15

France begins spy flights to back UK Iraq air campaign

France has joined Britain in carrying out reconnaissance flights in support of the US air campaign against jihadists launched in Iraq early last month, the defence minister said on Monday, The Telegraph reported. "This very morning, the first reconnaissance flights will be carried out in agreement with the Iraqi and Emirati authorities," Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told French troops at...