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Ministerial Statement On Iraq: Abbott And Shorten Unite In House

The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has made a Ministerial Statement on Iraq in the House of Representatives.

Describing the ISIL movement as a “death cult”, Abbott said “Australian aircraft have participated in humanitarian airdrops to people trapped on Mount Sinjar and, just yesterday, to the besieged inhabitants of the town of Amerli”.

He said in coming days Australian aircraft will take part in an airlift of supplies to the Kurdish government in Erbil. [Read more…]


John Howard’s Address To Parliament On Iraq

This is the text and video of Prime Minister John Howard’s Ministerial Statement to the House of Representatives on Iraq.

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John Howard statement to the House of Representatives on Iraq. [Read more…]