March 05 2018 01:04 p
The Office of Prime Minister Haider Abadi, the fact that the arrival of US troops to three provinces in order to provide protection in the elections.
The office spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said in a press statement that "the protection of the polling stations is the task of the Iraqi security forces of the police and the army, and these forces are to manage the security file for the elections," noting that "this task will not involve any foreign force, To achieve and provide security. "
Al-Hadithi added that "those in Iraq are advisers, experts and military trainers from the US and other countries in the international coalition, and these are in specific Iraqi camps and bases. They are training and advising the Iraqi forces. They have no presence or spread on the ground." Confined to specific Iraqi bases, and have no combat role or any military mission. "
The spokesman for the tribes of Nineveh Arab Muzahim al-Hewitt, announced earlier on Sunday, the arrival of an American force charged with protecting the upcoming elections to Nineveh and Arbil al-Anbar, noting that these forces will be deployed in the Nineveh Plain and disputed areas.
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