France has expressed concerns over the situation in Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, following a recent outbreak of violence that began on December 28 after the Iraqi security forces captured the Sunni Arab tribal leader Ahmad al-Alwani and killed his brother.  

As the French foreign ministry said in a statement:"France is deeply concerned by the fighting around Fallujah and Ramadi." It also added that Paris "supports the Iraqi authorities in their fight against terrorism," and ...


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