History of edits:: 22/10/2016 23:13 •
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter , who visited Baghdad today Sbt- said that ” the restoration of the city of Mosul from Daesh process is going according to plan for it.”
He Carter – following his meeting with Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi Day -in front of a gathering of US soldiers in Iraq satisfaction with the process so far and that the debate is not about the possible role in the future of US forces after the restoration of Mosul , but also on the urgent need for humanitarian aid and reconstruction.
” It is not the task of defense or the task of the Iraqi army, but an important part of establishing peace , “noting” so even as we begin this stage relating to Mosul, we need to think about the future, and we do, and discussed it with the prime minister. ”
Carter said that” the restoration of Mosul process going according to plan and schedule , pointing out that Baghdad share this assessment. ”
he continued,” it is looking for possible roles in the future of US forces after the restoration of Mosul , including counter – terrorism activities and to provide more training to Iraqi forces. ”
he said US Secretary of defense , ” while defeated Daesh gradually in major cities will resort more to the kind of tactics of the insurgency, will therefore imperative that we help the Iraqis protect themselves “if Iraq requested such support.