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Speaker: Land liberation of parallel importance to reconstruction operations

Salim al-Jabouri
The ongoing military operations to liberate ISIS-held areas have the same importance as that of reconstructing and securing these areas, The speaker of the Iraqi parliament said on Wednesday.

Securing and reconstructing liberated areas is very important to receive the displaced residents again, Speaker Selim al-Jabouri said.

Al-Jabouri's remarks were made after his meeting earlier in the day with U.S. ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman. Both sides tackled many issues related to the security situation in Iraq and consequences of war against ISIS.

US-led coalition should continue the security and relief aids to Iraq, he asserted

Commenting on ISIS defeats in Nineveh governorate, the US envoy said the reason was the participation of all Iraqi parties in the war.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 25 January 2017 08:07 PM