June 13, 2014 / 5:49 PM / 3 years ago

Pentagon cannot confirm Iranian special forces in Iraq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it could not confirm media reports about the presence of Iranian special forces operating inside Iraq.

"I've seen the press reporting on that ... but I have nothing to confirm that there are Iranian special forces inside Iraq," spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said.

Reporting by Phil Stewart; Editing by Sandra Maler

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