It has been reported that Italy was planning to join the US-led bombings of Iraq.
According to Italian newspaper Corrierre della Sera, Italy will start bombing terrorists in Iraq in the next few hours. Italy will launch the operation only after all the details are coordinated with the US command.
It was the Iraqi government that asked Italy to intervene and e bomb the terrorists, the newspaper wrote.
Italy had previously sent several Tornado fighter jets to Kuwait. It was originally reported that the aircraft would be used for reconnaissance activity only.
The international coalition led by the United States has recently announced its intention to intensify its military actions in Syria.
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