Iraq participates in a high-level military meeting in Ankara
13/12/2017 12:00 am
Iraq is taking part in a high-level military meeting in the Turkish capital of Ankara, attended by military commanders from the NATO alliance, Turks and Americans to discuss regional security issues in the region, comes at a time when our armed forces began victorizing the work of fortifications on the entire border with Syria.
"The meeting will be attended by Iraqi Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Osman Al-Ghanmi, Commander of the US Central Command, General Joseph Fotel, Commander of NATO Joint Forces in Europe General Kurtis Skaparotti and Turkish Chief of General Staff General Khulosi Akar," the statement said.
The Turkish armed forces announced the meeting late on Monday night without giving further details, but noted that "the leaders will review regional developments and security issues," The Turkish newspaper «Khobar Turk», it is likely that "One aspect of the meeting will discuss joint efforts to avoid a re-emergence of the movements. The meeting is expected to focus on the security situation in the region as well as the movements of the Kurds, especially the troops of the People's Protection Units supported by Washington."
On the other hand, a military source said on Tuesday that «the engineering effort in the Iraqi army began the work of fortifications of the Iraqi border with Syria, starting from the north of the border city of Anbar province, and to the city of Rabia in the province of Nineveh north», the source added that «those Fortifications are the establishment of defensive sites and earthmounds and trenches, in addition to the deployment of points for the army and border guards to repel any attack from Syria to Syria towards Iraqi territory ».
In the same context, the commander of the 33rd Brigade in the popular crowd, Abu Akbar al-Khalidi, stressed the importance of concerted efforts to protect the military achievements achieved and the border, while noting that the crowd follows the orders of the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Khalidi said on Tuesday in a statement seen by the «morning»: «The great victory achieved on a military advocate ends a bloody page extended for years», pointing out that the gangs «Da'ash consumed all its strength in this war and was pushed out of the border until the line now And this is what paves the way for the elimination of the remaining remnants and secret networks of terrorists as the centers of assembly, direction and leadership have been completely destroyed ».
Al-Khalidi said that «Declaration of complete victory has a significant impact in terms of morale and has unified the word Iraqis and restored confidence in the security services», pointing out that «with the announcement of the great victory on the need for concerted efforts to protect military achievements by sustaining the momentum and continue to pursue the remnants of the organization and the border, He added that «the role of popular mobilization as a military institution under the orders of the commander-in-chief of the armed forces is still standing and this institution continues to perform the duties and tasks assigned to them», Khalidi said: «Victory achieved is a pure Iraqi victory has been achieved thanks to the blood of the martyrs and their families the people of real victory and Marj Yeh religious processions, donors and logistical support and media war. »[/rtl]
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