Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has said his country’s intelligence services shared information they had which indicated that France, the United States and Iran were among countries being targeted for attack.
He did not elaborate, but the comments came after 129 people were killed in Paris on Friday by gunmen and suicide bombers in attacks claimed by Islamic State.
“Information has been obtained from Iraqi intelligence sources that the countries to be targeted soon, before it occurred, are Europe in general, specifically France, as well as America and Iran,” Jaafari said from the sidelines of talks in Vienna on ending the war in Syria on Saturday.
He said the countries had been informed. A video of his comments was posted on his website.