A joint press conference of Abedi and Dempsey
Said Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, said on Monday that the popular crowd forces, is a formal power represents the Iraqi people, and its mission fighting organization Daash terrorist, among US Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said the war on the Iraqi Daash par excellence, and the United States supported, indicating that the wild intervention US must be at the request of the Iraqi government.
Obeidi said in a joint press conference with the head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey in Baghdad, said that “the popular crowd forces are the point of supporting the Iraqi army, and it has a very important role, and positive in the liberation of Salahuddin province of al Daash terrorist,” adding “78 % of the territory of Salah al-Din has been restored by the popular crowd forces. “
He Obeidi said that “the popular crowd, a popular uprising, seeks to liberate the occupied territories by the organization Daash terrorist”, adding that “the popular crowd forces of all the Iraqi people, and not limited to the range without the other,” pointing to “volunteered more than 1,200 component of the people of Samarra in the ranks of the crowd. “
For his part, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said “the United States of the biggest supporters of Iraq in its war against al Daash terrorist,” noting that “the United States called on all countries neighboring Iraq to help him to regain territory occupied Daash”, adding that “the war on Daash is an Iraqi war par excellence, America supported. “
He added, Dempsey said “balance the US policy feature, in dealing with everyone,” but he also said, “but everyone helps Iraq in its own way,” pointing out that “the priorities of the international coalition led by the United States, is to protect the capital, Baghdad, Mosul Dam, a modern city and all the innocent people in the occupied cities of Daash, “stressing that” the Iraqi campaign is supported by an American and not vice versa. “
And on the presence of the popular crowd forces to the side of the Iraqi army, Dempsey praised “the move and this attribution,” but he also said “happy to see the Iraqi people Forces (PDF crowd) rise up to organize Daash”, denying at the same time “supply lines continue to Daash between Syria and Iraq, “noting that” the international airline alliance based daily polls in those cities stretching between Iraq and Syria. “
He said chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff that “the organization Daash terrorist, works to attract the new generation and export its ideology through the means of social communication”, stressing the need to “eliminate this ideology, and drain its resources, and protect the younger generation of this organization.”