BAGHDAD / News Network Iraq confirmed Parliament Speaker Salim al - Jubouri, Sunday, that the Iraqis are defending global security, noting that the organization "Daesh" criminal received a "painful blow" at the hands of the Iraqi forces, while a delegation from the US Congress , pointed to the keenness of Washington support for Baghdad in the war against terrorism. Jubouri said the Office said in a statement today: " The head of the House of Representatives received your office today, the delegation of the US Congress headed by Senator Robert Crocker and his accompanying delegation in the presence of the US ambassador to Iraq , Mr. Douglas Silliman , " noting that "During the meeting , they reviewed bilateral relations between Iraq The United States of America, and ways of strengthening them to ensure the interests of both sides. " He added that he "discussed the joint coordination in the face of the terrorist organization Daesh, the great progress made by the security forces in the liberation of the city of Mosul, as well as the return of IDPs to their areas and the reconstruction of areas devastated by the fighting file." Jubouri said that the "liberation city of Mosul , an important step towards the restoration of the last areas of Iraq controlled by the terrorist organization Daesh", adding that " the Iraqis are defending global peace and security."