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Iraq's PM Abadi leaves Mosul without giving 'victory speech'

Iraqi PM Haider Abadi has left the newly-liberated Mosul city without delivering a speech of victory, sources confirmed to The Baghdad Post Sunday. 

Earlier on Sunday, Abadi's official Twitter account said Abadi arrived in Mosul to announce its full liberation form ISIS terrorists.

"PM Al-Abadi arrives in Mosul to announce its liberation and congratulate the armed forces and Iraqi people on this victory," Abadi's media office said.

Abadi hailed the great efforts  by Iraqi Security forces to recapture the city from.

Security forces, backed by International Coalition air raids and logistic support of the US army, have retaken both the eastern and western banks of Mosul.

The city, Iraq's second largest, fell to ISIS in June 2014. 

Last Modified: Sunday، 09 July 2017 08:30 PM