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GOP law­maker: Arms for Kurds to be weighed

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BAGH­DAD — Congress may re­con­sider a pro­vi­sion in an up­com­ing bill fund­ing the train­ing of the Iraqi army that would also send weapons di­rectly to Arab Sun­nis and Kurds, a con­gress­man vis­it­ing Bagh­dad said Sun­day.

How­ever Rep. Michael McCaul, RTexas, chair­man of the Com­mit­tee on Home­land Se­cu­rity said af­ter meet­ings with the Iraqi gov­ern­ment that Congress would still seek a way to en­sure the Sun­nis and Kurds fight­ing the Is­lamic State group would re­ceive weapons.

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