Minister of Interior, commanders discuss upcoming anti-ISIS battles

Qasim al-Araji
Qasim al-Araji

Minister of Interior Qasim al-Araji held a meeting on Wednesday with the Ministry of Interior (MoI)’s  and Federal Police’s commanders during which he discussed achievements of Tal Afar battle and the preparations for the upcoming battles.  

Al-Araji confirmed that the MoI’s fighters currently have a considerable experience in achieving battles’ goals with high speed and precision, according to the ministry’s press statement.   

He added that the security forces saved the life of citizens and protected their properties, taking human rights into account. 

Earlier, Prime Minister Hadier al-Abadi said that security forces would launch military operations to retake Hawija district in southern Kirkuk Governorate and cities of Annah, Rawa and Qa'im in western Anbar from ISIS grip soon.

Late in August, Abadi announced that Tal Afar city in Nineveh Governorate was recaptured from ISIS terrorists.

On July 10, Mosul city was liberated after a 9-month military operation, backed by the US-led coalition.  

 

 

Last Modified: 09 14 2017 12:27 PM

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