November 21, 2017 / 7:05 AM / in 24 days

Iranian president declares end to Islamic State

BEIRUT, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV.

A senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Major General Qassem Soleimani, also declared the end of Islamic State in a message sent to the country’s supreme leader which was published on Sepah News, the news site of the Guards. (Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Nick Macfie)

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