Obeidi from Tikrit: edit Nineveh operations and Sharqat will be launched before Ramadan

03/09/2016 16:22

Long-Presse / Salahuddin

Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, on Wednesday, that the liberation of the province of Nineveh and spend Sharqat operations, north of Tikrit, will be launched next month before Ramadan, and confirmed that there are operations carried out against al (Daash) in Mosul, and as pointed out that the Samarra spend "Pat away from danger "after the liberation of more than 5,000 square kilometers of" weak flank ", pointed out that he was seeking" personally to assist in the launch of Salahuddin province, the financial allocations for the continuation of the process of reconstruction and cleanup campaigns, especially in Baiji, north of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad).

Said Khalid al-Obeidi said in an interview to the (long-Presse), during his visit to the city of Tikrit, he said, his visit "to the province of Salahuddin came to see the fortifications and plans for the protection of victories," stressing that "I personally will try to help the Salahuddin province to launch financial allocations for the continuation of the reconstruction process, especially Cleaning campaign in Baiji, (40 km north of Tikrit). "

Obeidi said that "there is a big difference in the city of Tikrit between my previous visit and the current visit in terms of progress and stability," stressing at the same time, that "the risk to spend Samarra Pat away after the liberation of more than 5,000 square kilometers in the region, which was the side of the weak," in referring to the western regions of Salahuddin and private Leine line.

In a related context, al-Obeidi said that the "liberation of Nineveh province and spend Sharqat operations (120 km north of Tikrit), will kick off the month of Ramadan before any before the end of the first half of the year 2016," pointing out that "the exercises are still ongoing and there are operations carried out against (Daash ) in Mosul. "

The Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, arrived Wednesday afternoon, to the city of Tikrit in Salahuddin province and held upon his arrival at a meeting with officials of the province.

He was deputy chief of the popular crowd Abu Mahdi Mohandes, announced on Thursday (March 32 016), edit Samarra Island, south of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad) fully after nearly three days on the launch, and pointed to the lack of intervention of the international coalition to these operations, He also confirmed that the next few weeks will see the edit spend Sharqat, pointed out that the decision to participate in the liberation of the popular crowd the city of Fallujah, is subject to the order of the commander in chief of the armed forces.
The Joint Special Operations Command, announced on Tuesday the (1 March 2016), the start of major operations to cleanse the island of Samarra, south of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad).

The process (oh Prophet of God II), was launched in the (14th of October now 2015), to liberate the northern Salahuddin areas (170 km north of Baghdad) from the three-axis, and it has achieved results "impressive" results in the liberation of more than thousand km 2, including the Baiji refinery, (40 km north of Tikrit), and progress towards the Hamrin and Hawija, while the joint forces in control of Samarra, south of Tikrit.

It is noteworthy that the joint security forces liberated the city of Tikrit in (31st March 2015), while still continuing progress to expel (Daash) than the rest of Salahuddin province areas.