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Exclusive: Counter Terrorism commander excluded from Tal Afar operations

Exclusive: Counter Terrorism commander excluded from Tal Afar operations

Iraq Counter Terrorism  Service (ICTS) Lt. Gen Abdul Wahab Al-Saadi said that he will not participate in the expected operations aiming at regaining Tal Afar west of Mosul from ISIS terrorist group.

In exclusive statements to MENA, he added that the reason is a military not a political one.

 

He underlined that he will stay in Baghdad and will not accompany troops heading to Tal Afar city.

 

Earlier, The Baghdad Post said that the Iraqi leadership had ordered to exclude Saadi from participating in Tal Afar operations.

 

An army officer at the 9th Armored Division told The Baghdad Post that Iraqi forces are expected to storm Tal Afar city on Monday.

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