Washington advises Abadi rejecting Moscow's request to allow it to launch raids 10/7
Washington advises Abadi rejecting Moscow's request to allow it to launch raids into Iraq
BAGHDAD - Iraq Press - daily reported (life) of London, citing a source it described Palmqrb of government Abadi, without mentioning his name, saying that the United States advised Abadi not to approve the request of Russia launched air strikes inside Iraq, because it affects the effectiveness of the international coalition.The Iraqi military delegation to visit Moscow to discuss the details of cooperation and coordination between the parties to the new four-wheel coalition, officials turned this alliance between Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria did not rule out, to lead the room include coordination of ground and air operations.
The source told the newspaper "that the United States brought several letters to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, advises him not to approve the implementation of a Russian air strikes inside Iraq because it will affect the raids by the international coalition," he said, adding that the US military "explained technically difficult to implement the coalition simultaneous raids with Russian raids, especially in the absence of coordination between the two parties."
The same source pointed out that "American military personnel in the security coordination center in Baghdad, confirmed that the raids will continue the alliance in the event of the implementation of the Russian raids, but will not be effective and the same number will be reduced."
He continued that "the international coalition - the US carried out more than 4 thousands of raid in Iraq, since it was formed in August last year."
Two days after the declaration of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country's readiness to launch air strikes in Iraq, like Syria, renewed the head of the Russian parliament Valentina Matviyenko Moscow's readiness "to expand the scope of its raids," but stressed that "Iraq did not ask for it yet."
The source close to the government and the presence of an Iraqi military delegation in Moscow, to discuss the new alliance days ago, and pointed out that "Russia reported to the coalition parties could be expanded to include Jordan and Egypt."
On the other hand, he stressed member of the Security and Defense Committee in Parliament, MP Alexander and berries, the start of "the coalition quartet" meeting in Baghdad.
He said: "The coalition in the establishment phase and preparing for the security and information coordination," likely to "evolve from the exchange of information to the leadership of the wild include the operating room."
He pointed out that the Committee "discussed and endorsed by the new alliance, and will discuss the matter in the House of Representatives as soon as, as discussed yesterday in this matter with the United Nations representative in Iraq," .anthy O.h