[size=36]Spokesperson: Abdul-Mahdi did not grant approval to resume US military operations[/size]
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, spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Abdul Karim Khalaf, confirmed on Thursday that Abdul-Mahdi did not grant approval to resume the operations of the US military in Iraq.
Khalaf said, in a statement reported by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), and seen by Mawazine News, that "the Commander in Chief of the armed forces did not grant approval for the American army to resume its operations in Iraq."
And US military officials confirmed earlier, that the US military resumed its joint operations with Iraq, 10 days after it was suspended.
The New York Times quoted officials, whose names have not been released, that the army was keen to resume operations against ISIS gangs as soon as possible, with the aim of missing the opportunity for terrorist gangs to regain their momentum and deny them any propaganda victory they might claim.
Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi revealed, earlier, that he received a message from the American leadership speaking about withdrawal, while he indicated that the situation is sensitive and it contains many opposites that need to choose the safest way to overcome the crisis. Ended 6/29 n