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Iraq sentences French citizens to death for joining Islamic State

 
Three Frenchmen have been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court after being found guilty of joining the Islamic State militant group.
 
The three were among 12 French citizens captured in Syria by U.S.-backed fighters that were transferred to Iraq in February for trial.
 
They are the first IS suspects from France to be sentenced to death.
 
French President Emmanuel Macron declined to comment on the court ruling, saying it was a sovereign matter for Iraq.
 
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