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Iraq announces war with ISIS completed

Iraqi Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief Haider Al-Abadi has announced Iraq’s war with the ISIS (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) is over. According of the Iraqi premier, the governmental troops took under control the border with Syria, which means that military actions against the ISIS in the Iraqi territory have come to an end, Al Arabiya channel reports.

At a news conference in Baghdad, Al-Abadi announced an end to the war with ISIS.

The Iraqi military command made a separate statement confirming defeat of the terrorist organization and end of the military stage.

As EADaily reported earlier, on Dec 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the military actions in eastern and western banks of the Euphrates are over, the terrorists are fully defeated. He added there can be hotspots of resistance, but the general military activities there are over.

General Valery Gerasimov, Russia's Armed Forces Chief of Staff, previously said that all ISIS militant groups in Syria were annihilated and the territory was free from terrorists.

Permalink: eadaily.com/en/news/2017/12/09/iraq-announces-war-with-isis-completed
Published on December 9th, 2017 03:57 PM
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