U.S doesn't deny that Iran is bombing ISIS in Iraq

  • The Pentagon has not denied that Iranian aircraft have conducted airstrikes on ISIS forces in Iraq.
  • Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said on Tuesday: 'I've seen the reports. We have no indication that the reports are not true, that Iranian aircraft have conducted airstrikes in the last several days against ISIL targets in eastern Iraq'. 
  • Press Sec. added that the United States was 'not coordinating with nor are we deconflicting with (the) Iranian military'. 
  • When pushed for clarification, Kirby added: 'I don't speak for the Iranian military. So I'm not going to confirm operations they did or did not conduct'. 

Transcript of Pentagon press briefing