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Kerry Urges Arab States to Not Fund Sunni Fighters In Syria

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Kerry says he delivered that message to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi during their meeting Sunday in Cairo.

Kerry says he plans to make the same case to other leaders in Sunni-dominated Arab states over the next several days.

Kerry says the region's security is facing a critical moment as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant gains ground in Iraq.

The group has taken over parts of Syria in what is rapidly deteriorating into a cross-border war.

He'll urge Arab states to work together to defeat the group.

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