Alliance International: We have six thousand adviser in Iraq .. and Daash chemical used 20 times
BAGHDAD / long-Presse
Warren said, in an interview to a number of media , including the (long - Presse), at the US embassy incentral Baghdad, he said that " the international coalition has six thousand adviser in Iraq , " noting that "among those advisers four thousand Americans."
He said Warren, that " the international coalition of 300 adviser of US special forces in Syria , " noting that " the task of those advisers are unify militant groups in Syria to fight in an orderly fashion." A spokesman for the international coalition and stressed that " the organization Daash used chemical weapons in its attacks of 15-20 times , " explaining that "regulation used chlorine gas used in the sterilization of water in those attacks."
In addition, a spokesman for the international coalition is likely that al - Daash gets $ 450 million from oil smuggling and the effects of a year.
" the organization Daash he gets half a billion dollars a year from oil smuggling , " noting that "this amount halved now higher by $ 250 million a year."
he noted Warren that "it is difficult guess the money earned by the organization of the smuggling ofantiquities, but they range between 100-200 million dollars annually , "stressing that" the organization gets the money also from the robbery of banks, kidnapping and tribute. "
in the meantime, said Warren that" the organization Daash stole an amount billion dollars from banks through its control over the city of Mosul and a number of Iraqi cities in June of 2014 ".
he added that" oil smuggling was a source of funding for the organization of the president , "stressing that" imports of the organization of the smuggling of oil fell by 50% through tightening the noose on oil regulation sites. "
He continued Warren, that" the organization is based on extortion and kidnappings as the main source of funding , "noting that" there are significant efforts to combat the smuggling of antiquities , which represents one - financing organization sources, through the international police. "
In a related context, indicated estimates published by the US defense Department, on Monday, that "Daash group, lost about half of the land that had been captured in Iraq , but the loss was less important in Syria.
according to the ministry spokesman , Peter Cook, this group has lost" about 45 percent "from land captured in Iraq.
He said in a press conference that the group lost in Syria , "between 16 and 20 percent" of the land occupied.