February 10, 2016 20:28
BAGHDAD / WAP / Mark envoy to the US president for the International Alliance Brett Magherk, Wednesday, that the liberation of the city of Mosul process "has already begun," noting that the international coalition is holding consultations to coordinate with the Peshmerga forces and the "Sunni" good to prepare for the attack on "Daash" in Mosul.
Quoted "free channel" for Magherk as saying during a hearing of the Foreign Affairs Committee meeting of the Council of the US House of Representatives on the organization "Daash" in Syria, Iraq and Libya threats, "The coalition will work this year to accelerate the strikes against the organization to achieve further progress."
He Magherk, that "the coalition will focus its operations on the restoration of the city of Mosul," noting that "the process will be difficult and represents a major challenge, especially since nearly one million people living in it."
He continued, "The coalition forces conducting consultations to coordinate with the Peshmerga forces and other Sunni forces in order to prepare well for the attack on Daash in Mosul, in the context of the liberalization process already initiated by the coalition."
He explained Magherk, that "the battle to liberate Mosul began to cut off communications and supplies for Daash and the bombing of weapons and training of the organizing storage centers."
For his part, predicted US military intelligence director Vincent Stewart delayed the restoration of the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of the organization Daash process until next year.
Stewart said before the Senate Armed Services Committee that the US Mosul process would be "complicated" and expressed pessimism about the possibility of restored in the near term.
He pointed out the possibility of starting a campaign to Astaadtaha and do some operations all around.
It is noteworthy that the Iraqi forces backed by US air strikes have recaptured the city of Ramadi in late December / December last year.
Predicted Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi restored this year, as well as US officials expressed optimism about it. / End
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