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U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel: Fight to Defeat Islamic State is Long-Term

U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel: Fight to Defeat Islamic State is Long-Term

(Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Saturday Iraqi security forces were in full control of Baghdad but that the embattled Syrian city of Kobani was a very difficult problem.

Hagel told a news conference in the Chilean capital that the fight against Islamic State militants, who have seized swathes of Iraqand Syria, was a long-term fight.

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