Abadi to Washington after the holiday to ask for more military support

Baghdad-Iraq-Presse -23 September
/ September: government source said early, tonight, that "the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will travel to the United States after the Eid al-Adha", as he emphasized, "The visit aims to discuss the liberalization of Anbar province, operations and the city of Mosul from the control of the organization Daash terrorist and ask for more support and advanced weapons. "

The source said, "The Abadi will travel to the United States after the Eid al-Adha, the head of a high-level delegation made up of ministerial and military cabin," noting that "the visit will discuss a number of issues of concern to the two countries as well as coordination and cooperation in the military and security fields."

The source added that "the visit is also aimed at providing support and arming of Iraqi forces in the fight against al-Daash terrorist as well as discuss the liberalization of Anbar province and the city of Mosul operations," explaining that "the visit will see the request Abadi, drones and attack helicopters Apache, ammunition and other weapons to fight the war of the streets as well as the reconstruction of the cities affected by the military operations and to facilitate the return of people to their home areas. "

The "Abadi visited Washington, on the fourteenth of April, at the head of a government delegation including the ministers of defense and finance, oil and Higher Education and the National Security Advisor, at the invitation of US President Barack Obama to discuss and coordinate the cooperation between Iraq and the United States, in the war on terrorism and developments security and political situation in Iraq and the region. Ended (1)