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Tishwash: Iraq is preparing for official and popular celebrations to liberate Mosul
Iraq began to arrange for the announcement of victory on the organization calling and ending the liberation of the city of Mosul, whose depth of the right coast is fierce battles to control the last areas where the terrorists are holed up
And amid anticipation of the participation of US special forces in the storming of old neighborhoods after the arrival of reinforcements to the vicinity of the Gazani airport, The United Nations said the levels of displacement reached an unprecedented level and relief organizations were struggling to provide the required assistance.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said: “The victory of the liberation and the liberation of the entire city of Mosul represents the final stage of salvation from the remnants of a fervent.”
“The government will prepare a special program to celebrate this occasion. The celebration will be official and popular, in which all official and popular institutions will contribute to all Iraqi provinces. The celebrations will hasten the liberation of the organization’s remaining time.
A member of Nineveh province council Hassan al-Alaf said in a press statement that the security forces adopted a new plan to liberate the remaining neighborhoods of the right coast of Mosul, likely ending the battles to liberate the right coast early next week.
While additional US forces arrived in the vicinity of the city of Mosul, and stationed at its airport and the Ghazlani camp, during the past two days, to participate in the storming of the old neighborhoods of Mosul and Iraqi forces, after besieging the city from all directions, according to an Iraqi military source.
He added: US forces will have a role in this process, to possess the weapons and expertise sufficient to enable them to storm the city in the coming days. He pointed out that the Iraqi forces will participate US forces.
The latter has already engaged in combat battles in addition to its advisory role, especially in neighborhoods where the organization has shown strong resistance. Pointing out that the incursions will take place in the coming days to end the presence of military organization in the city.
For his part, a spokesman for joint operations Brigadier Yahya Rasool, said that the federal police and the rest of the troops surround the Nuri Mosque and the humpback, and there is an infiltration, in addition to the opening of a large front to the enemy from the north-west of the city, pointing out that the security forces are conducting accurate operations to liberate the mosque Nouri.
He explained that it is not certain that the history of the occupation of Mosul is the same date of liberation, but victory is near. In the context, reported the military information cell, on Thursday, the storming of Iraqi forces to defend the front front in the Sinjar military airport, south of Kairouan, in preparation for the storm.
The United Nations announced that about half a million Iraqis have been displaced from western Mosul. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, this has raised the number of displaced since the Iraqi forces launched Operation Mosul to liberate the city from an organization called last October to 700 thousand Iraqis.
“The number of people fleeing their homes in western Mosul is enormous … many of them are food insecure and have no access to safe drinking water and medicines for weeks or months,” said Liz Grandi, humanitarian coordinator for Iraq.
The Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, discussed with a delegation of the Iraqi parliament the latest developments in the Iraqi arena and the important role that Iraq can play in strengthening the joint Arab action system. The Minister of Plenipotentiary Mahmoud Afifi said that the Iraqi delegation presented during the meeting the most important Dimensions of the challenges facing Iraq. link