Washington responds to a request to send 600 Abadi adviser to help edit Mosul
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The US General Joseph Votal, which oversees American forces in the Middle East, has revealed, in July , for the pursuit of the US military to increase the number of troops in Iraq.
There are currently 4600 , at least of American soldiers in Iraq as part of the coalition led by Washington ,which provides air support intensive and training and advice to the Iraqi army.
the Prime Minister said Haider al - Abadi, on Wednesday: the Washington would send more trainers and advisers Americans to help Iraqi forces in the battle for the restoration of the city of Mosul of al Daesh later this year.
He said a statement posted on the website of Ebadi " has been consulting with US President Barack Obama at the request of the Iraqi government last to increase the number of trainers and advisers Americans under the umbrella of the international coalition in Iraq to provide attribution of Iraqi security forces , the heroine in the fight looming for the Liberation of Mosul and has approved the request of the government. "
the prime minister said that" the demand comes in preparation for the crucial for the Liberation of the city ofMosul for the battle (...) in the light of the role that contributes to its trainers and advisers of the international coalition to speed up the resolution of the battle. "
he stressed Abadi he" will begin to reduce the number of advisers and trainers immediately after the liberation of Mosul , "stressing that" the role of trainers and advisers is not combat, but for training and consultation only and that it will liberate the land is our heroine and there is no any forces or foreign fighters fighting with the Iraqi forces. "
hours after the Abadi declaration, quoted (AFP) for American officials as saying that Washington would send about 600 extra troops to Iraq.
he said a US official told Reuters that the United States is prepared to send more troops to help the Iraqis. He added , " in consultation with the Government of Iraq, the United States is prepared to provide additional US military personnel to train and advise the Iraqis with the increase in preparations for the campaign of Mosul."
Abadi met with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden last week on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly in New York , although it is not clear the deal had been there.
he says US and Iraqi leaders that progress towards Mosul may begin in the second half of the month ofOctober.
in a related context, joint Special operations command, announced that it continues to prepare for the battle to liberate Mosul, indicating that it is coordinating in this regard with the concerned national and international organizations concerned to make plans to preserve the lives of citizens and take them to safe areas during the battles.
Brigadier General Yahya Messenger, a spokesman for the joint operations, in a statement received (long -Presse) a copy of "special relief displaced from Mosul Committee during the start of the military for theLiberation of operations the city elements of the terrorist organization, held a meeting to develop plans to preserve the lives of citizens and take them to safe areas during the battles. "
the Messenger" the meeting was held with the participation of the National Security adviser Faleh al - Fayad, the senior agent Interior Ministry Aqil al - Khazali, the deputy commander of joint operations, the team Gen. Abdul Amir Earllh, ministers of trade, health, Displacement and migration, and the representative of theUnited Nations for humanitarian Affairs and the coalition forces, and body pillar of joint Special operations command. "
He noted military spokesman that" the meeting discussed the preparedness process of receiving displaced people and military operations which will be launched for the Liberation of Mosul, also discussed ways to receive displaced people and places of shelter and provide medical and humanitarian support by thecompetent authorities , whether the provision of tents or medical supplies, as well as the Ministry of transport format the wheels to move the displaced to the shelter areas, and coordination with the Ministry of oil to create a fuel and materials in conjunction with the start of winter. "
said a spokesman for operations common, that "the Ministry of Commerce will on its part to creating humanitarian requirements for citizens of food , " stressing that " the joint Special operations command ismaking great efforts to prepare for the battle of Mosul of all military aspects of the preparations for the battle and complete the plans, as well as humanitarian issues."