Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:13:44
He said Air Force spokesman at the US Central Command, Colonel Chris Cans, to battle the elements Daesh expelled from the city of Mosul, will be full of challenges, pointing to the loss of Daesh more than 50 percent and 22 percent of the territory, which was dominated by Iraq and Syria.
He Cans, in a press statement on Thursday, "The United States and the support of the coalition countries against Daesh made significant progress" against the organization in Iraq and Syria, "he said, adding that Daesh" has lost more than 50 percent and 22 percent of the territory, which was dominated by Iraq and Syria " Respectively.
Cans and explained that "the priority of the Air Force is limited to hit strongholds Daesh stores weapons, according to minutes of measures try which reduce the damage and loss of life among civilians," pointing out that the international coalition forces continue to act against the militants organized in several parts of Syria, not particularly in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor, "north and east of the country."
"The focus in Syria focused on fighting al Daesh chase elements, and we have a precise and clear instructions to hit the organization, which is owned and stripped of weapons stores, and our goal is also to provide a safe environment for civilians there."
With regard to the US and Russian coordination in the operations on the Syrian territories, Cans said, "We are coordinating with the Russians on a daily basis so there is no conflict of operations."
The US envoy to the international coalition against al Daesh, Brett McGurk, stressed the need to prepare for the worst during the restoration of Mosul of the regulatory process, while noting zero tolerance of any violation along the lines of what happened in Fallujah.
It should be noted that Mosul is the largest civil gathered under the control of the organization and was home to some two million people, mostly Sunnis, The Iraqis officials believe the restoration of Mosul will serve as a de facto defeat for the organization Daesh in Iraq.