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Officials at the Pentagon that the Iraqi forces are in urgent need of training to be able to cope with organizing Daash in the west of the country, where the look "in a precarious situation."
According to remarks quoted by AFP, said these officials that the Iraqi army is under increasing pressure in Anbar province, noting that international attention is focused on the north of Syria and the city of Kobanî border with Turkey, where he is trying to Kurdish fighters withstand an attack organization.
explained one of these senior officials, asking not to be anonymity that "the situation is fragile there. supply forces which are resilient, but it is difficult and cumbersome." He repeated, "I think that the situation is very fragile there now."
the official added that dozens of raids by coalition forces led by the United States in recent weeks in western Iraq helped to surround the fighters regulation and survival of Baghdad safe.
failed militants in control of the town of Haditha strategy after it launched Coalition forces raids to help the Iraqi government to address them. They said that the situation revealed the extent to which Iraqi forces remained far from being an effective force and they are in urgent need of training.
revealed the difficult circumstances in Anbar clear contradiction with the information received from the north of the country where the Peshmerga succeeded in repelling the attacks. One said, "can not compare" capabilities between Kurdish forces and the capabilities of the Iraqi army.
"The Kurds forward and regain control of the cities and lands" and were able to coordinate with the coalition forces.
said another official on condition of anonymity that western Iraq is a source of concern. "The situation is not good." He pointed out that the Iraqi army launched several attacks but failed. He continued, "They start the process, but stop after one kilometer."
In the meantime, Spain intends to participate the International Alliance to send 300 troops to Iraq.
newspaper Il Pace Spanish that Spanish Defense Minister will attend a session of parliament, to give details of how to share Spain led coalition United States against (Daash) in Iraq, indicating that the contribution of Spain's main this alliance will be to send a 300 element of its troops to Iraq.
newspaper said in a report seen by the (long-Presse), "The Minister of Defense Pedro de Morens will attend a session of parliament Spanish to give Details about how to share Spain in the coalition led by the United States against (Daash) in Iraq, "indicating that" the contribution of Spain's main this alliance will be to send a 300 element of its troops to Iraq. "
The newspaper added that "the Spanish government will also allow coalition forces to use bases American military stationed in the cities of Rota and Moron Delafruintera, in the implementation of military operations. "
was Spanish Foreign Minister Jusmanuel Garcia Margalo, has said previously, that the contribution of Spain in the war against (Daash), will include the supply Iraq with weapons and aid in intelligence, and conduct aircraft breastfeed Joey also for aircraft allies, but has ruled out sending combat troops, stressing that his country will not participate to the implementation of air strikes in Iraq.
and the arrival of the 300 Spanish soldier in Iraq serves as the first time where there are Spanish troops back in Iraq for more than ten years, when he withdrew Spanish troops from Iraq in April 2004.
coincides announcement Spaniard with the Aviation Australian maiden raids military in Iraq.
pounded fighter Australian model "Super Hornet", the first on Friday, the site of the organization Daash in Iraq in the first air raid to Australia in the context of the military operation launched by an international coalition led by the United States against extremist organization.
Ministry said the Australian Defence that "fighter F-18 F Super Hornet," dropped two bombs on the facility to organize state non-Islamic, "adding that" all the planes came out unscathed from the target area and returned to its base. "
participates Australia in coalition anti-Daash led by the United States in six aircraft "Super Hornet", and control plane "and Adjtal", and the other for the supply of fuel, along with 200 soldiers of the elite forces, and a battalion of 400 military support in Iraq.
noted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, to the possibility of his country to join the ground campaign against militants in the future Daash in Iraq.
According to the Australian government, about 60 jihadist Australia currently ranks Daash fighting, while 100 others are active in Australia to provide logistical support for the organization of "terrorist" and to attract new fighters.
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