Iraq Sunni council appeals to ISIS to end caliphate quest

(AGI) Baghdad - The leader of the Islamic State in Iraq andSyria militant group has been asked to give up his plan for acaliphate. Baghdad's Sunni Ulema Council said Abu Bakr alBaghdadi should backtrack after the announcement that acaliphate has been established in Aleppo, Syria, and the Iraqigovernorate of Diyala. "The birth of a caliphate is not in theinterests of Iraqi Sunnis, because it will do nothing butdivide the country on sectarian lines," said leaders of theSunni clergy. . .

(AGI) Baghdad - The leader of the Islamic State in Iraq andSyria militant group has been asked to give up his plan for acaliphate. Baghdad's Sunni Ulema Council said Abu Bakr alBaghdadi should backtrack after the announcement that acaliphate has been established in Aleppo, Syria, and the Iraqigovernorate of Diyala. "The birth of a caliphate is not in theinterests of Iraqi Sunnis, because it will do nothing butdivide the country on sectarian lines," said leaders of theSunni clergy. . .