ISIL evacuation 🏃🏻 deal angers 😡 Iraq 🇮🇶

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Iraqis 🇮🇶 have denounced a Hezbollah and Syria-backed deal allowing fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group to evacuate a Syrian-Lebanese frontier region towards the Iraqi border.

Hundreds of fighters started leaving the area on Monday, heading by bus for Syria's 🇸🇾 eastern province of Deir Az Zor, which borders Iraq and is the only Syrian province still under ISIL control.

Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister, said on that Tuesday the deal was "unacceptable" and an "insult to the Iraqi people".

He said Iraq was battling the fighters, not sending them to Syria.

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