America's long-range artillery deployed to help Iraqi forces in the liberation of Mosul
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, He said US military officials said Washington will deploy 200 military additional mostly advisers to Iraqi forces during the advance towards Mosul , the largest city under the control Daash organization.
he said uS President Barack Obama in an interview with the network (Sa.ba.sa.uz) "We believe the Iraqis arepreparing to fight and earn earth .. Let 's make sure we provide them with additional support."
Obama said , "We are not fighting ourselves. .. but when we offer training and when they offer special forces that support them , and when we get the intelligence information and we are working with the alliances that we have, what we are seeing is that we can tighten the screws down on the militant group. "
he continued , saying" my expectation that by the end of the year we will have provided necessary for theLiberation of circumstances Mosul , in the end. " The United States agreed to use helicopters Apache to help Iraqis provide fast air support and guidance of surgical strikes.
He will join advisers to Iraqi units , consisting of approximately 2500 in a military crawl toward the front lines of the battle. So far , the presence of advisers on the big teams , consisting of ten thousand military present in areas far from the battlefields sites is limited. This
would allow the change of advisers to advise more quickly to Iraqi soldiers in the restoration of Mosul likely drive to where they faced fierce resistance.
He said US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter , "This will put Americans near the battle. each goal is to beable to help those forces to respond more agile manner. "
Carter said the decision to increase US troops in Iraq size taken in close coordination with the Iraqi authorities.Carter met with US commanders and Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi.
The latest increase raises the number of US troops to 4087 individuals. Excluded are members of the special operations and some logistical support workers who work in a temporary rotation.
And will provide the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) as well as aid worth up to 415 million units of theKurdish Peshmerga , which played an important role in repelling the militants in northern Iraq.
Lt. Gen. Sean McFarland commander Alliance , which is fighting the organization that the United States will discuss how to finance spending with the Kurdish government, pointing out that this part will be spent on themost likely allocated to the Peshmerga forces nutrients.
, said McFarland , "now do not get the Peshmerga forces to sufficient calories to continue in the field , so we are very much interested reassured on access to adequate food to keep fighting. "
managed the Iraqi forces trained by the US army and backed by air strikes of the alliance , which the United States led to the restoration of land from the organization , which dominated in 2014 and large swathes of Iraq and Syria.
Carter said that some of the American soldiers in Iraq will be transferred for logistics Iraqi forces during thecrawl Mosul. This will include the important supply lines because of Mosul , located about 400 kilometers north of Baghdad.
Carter told reporters , "We want more action by the Iraqi forces toward victory here and needs more to move more logistical support."
Consisting of new US troops from advisers and trainers Kits air support and security forces. It is expected that the majority of military advisers from the Special Forces have as is the case with about a hundred adviser currently deployed in Iraq.
The US defense secretary said his country will deploy artillery unit long - range missiles in support of Iraqi ground forces in the Battle of Mosul. There are currently in Iraq and batteries Two units of this kind.
Did US officials rule out the possibility that lasting success needs more than US obligations.