BAGHDAD – Iraq and the International Alliance have discussed coordination in supporting, training and arming the Iraqi army, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
The ministry said in a press statement received by “Iraq News” that “the chief of staff of the army, Major General Osman al-Ghanmi, received the commander of the coalition forces in Iraq and Syria General Funk,” explaining that “the meeting dealt with the discussion and discussion of a number of main axes, Between the two sides in the field of support, training and arming the Iraqi army. “
“After the completion of the stage of calling the terrorist and eliminate militarily and the border, we began a new phase earlier this year in cooperation and coordination with the coalition countries to build and structure the Iraqi army forces at the level of training and equipping and arming to reach the highest levels, .
For his part, General Funk praised the “capabilities of the Iraqi armed forces of all kinds,” stressing that “the continuation of the coalition countries, led by the United States of America to provide all kinds of support and support for the Iraqi army.”
The International Alliance to fight “Daash” announced on Monday (April 30, 2018), the end of the tasks of command of the ground force of the Joint Task Force in Iraq.