The telecom ministry on Wednesday asked communications and broadcasting companies to ensure the stability of international communications lines with Iraq and neighboring countries ahead of a looming U.S.-led war.

The Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications Ministry also urged the companies to boost security measures against cyber-terrorism and Internet hacking, and to tighten monitoring of radio waves, ministry officials said.

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