16-01-2017 03:16 PM
East News -
Newspaper 'Kommersant' touched upon the liberalization process of Mosul; referring to the progress of Iraqi forces great successes such as Donald Trump 's inauguration as US president.
A few days of Donald Trump 's inauguration as US president before, Iraqi forces have stepped up significantly their attacks on the sites 'Daesh' in Mosul, where this compared to what it was it weeks before the attacks intensified, while I think that the attack on the city had failed.
The aim of the Iraqi authorities , according to experts, respondents 'Kommersant' opinion, to make a decisive successes, in order to demonstrate to Donald Trump capabilities, effectiveness and future prospects.
I've lost 'Daesh', which controls the Mosul in recent days, large areas. Iraqi forces have been able to impose its control over a large part of the left coast of the city, and went to the bank of the Tigris River, which divides the city into two halves. This is a large and rapid successes, achieved by the Iraqi forces , currently, it is the first since the start of liberalization of Mosul operation, which began on October 17 / October 2016. He says military experts said the leaders 'Daesh' realized the futility of defending the eastern side of the city, and decided to withdraw their forces to the west side.
The official representative of the Iraqi forces , Colonel Yahya Messenger told Channel 'Sumerian' that the attacking forces managed to regain control of the 90 percent of the eastern side of the city, including the University of Mosul after two days of battles.
Regardless of these victories, showing militants 'Daesh' fierce resistance, the most important weapons in this resistance is booby - trapped cars driven by suicide bombers. If the Iraqi forces previously used tanks and missiles against suicide bombers when the fighting was taking place outside the city limits, these methods have become ineffective in the alleys and narrow streets of Mosul.
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi and the President of the United States who had declared that the liberation of Mosul , the process will end with the end of 2016. But the attack on the city failed in mid - December / December last, so that the 'golden band' high combat capabilities halts attacks as well. Also backed by artillery and aviation international coalition led by the United States to break the resistance militants 'Daesh', who are hiding in houses , numerous tunnels and Iraqi forces have not been able to .
The second phase of the liberalization process of Mosul , began in December 29 / December 2016 after the Iraqi leadership reorganized troops, where he arrived to participate in the infantry brigades and a number of brigades , the Federal Police and the popular mobilization process. This stage and launched an attack on three axes are directly north and east and north-east. Iraqi forces have been able by January 10 of this to regain control of new areas of Mosul and cut off access to supplies and fighters 'Daesh' ways. According to the Baghdad government, it will edit the east side of the city completely within a week or two weeks. The battles on the western side of the city, it lasts three or four months.
According to the opinion of a senior researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies , Vladimir Sotnikov, it did not intensify the attack on the city in recent days coincidence. As the 'Iraqi authorities are trying to achieve the highest number of successes such as Donald Trump 's inauguration as US president, to confirm that the Baghdad - party basis in the fight against' Daesh 'and reliable, and that the aid that the United States provided to the Iraqi forces are not wasted in vain, it is paying off . Which should continue to provide this assistanc
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