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AP INTERVIEW: Iraqi premier says coalition must do more in fight against Islamic State group

  • In this photo taken on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, mourners carry one of the coffins to bury the entire family of Khalil Abdullah during their funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Nearly six months ago Islamic State extremists kidnapped Khalil Abdullah and all his family members after the occupation of Jalula, a town in the restive Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad. Recently, Iraqi soldiers backed by Shiite militiamen retook control of Jalula and found Khalil Abdullah, his wife and their four children killed. (AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo)

    In this photo taken on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, mourners carry one of the coffins to bury the entire family of Khalil Abdullah during their funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Nearly six months ago Islamic State extremists kidnapped Khalil Abdullah and all his family members after the occupation of Jalula, a town in the restive Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad. Recently, Iraqi soldiers backed by Shiite militiamen retook control of Jalula and found Khalil Abdullah, his wife and their four children killed. (AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo)  (The Associated Press)

  • Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Al-Abadi called on the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying that the help pledged by a dozen countries has thus far fallen short. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Al-Abadi called on the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying that the help pledged by a dozen countries has thus far fallen short. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)  (The Associated Press)

  • Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, right, stands with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Al-Abadi called on the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying that the help pledged by a dozen countries has thus far fallen short. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, right, stands with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari at the Prime Minister's Office in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Al-Abadi called on the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying that the help pledged by a dozen countries has thus far fallen short. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)  (The Associated Press)

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the international community is not doing enough to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group.

In an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday before departing for the World Economic Forum in Davos, al-Abadi said the international coalition providing support to Iraq has stalled on key issues.

"We are in this almost on our own," he said. "There is a lot being said and spoken, but very little on the ground."

He says his country is grateful for the U.S.-led air campaign and that airstrikes have been effective.

"We want to see an acceleration of the training, acceleration of the delivery of arms," he added, saying Iraq doesn't want anyone to fight for it, "but we need support and logistics."