Pentagon delivers chemical weapons official "Daash" to Iraqi authorities 3/11/2016
Pentagon delivers chemical weapons official "Daash" to the Iraqi authorities
Friday 11-03-2016 |
Twilight News / Pentagon announced Thursday March / March 10, the US military handed over Sulaiman Daud Bakkar, in charge of chemical weapons in the organization "Daash," to the Iraqi authorities.
According to Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told a news conference that the air strikes carried out to arrest Bakkar "disorganized and weakened," the possibilities of regulation in the manufacture of chemical weapons, although it did not lead to a final closure of this file.
He was arrested David Bakkar (also known as Sulaiman Daud Afari), at the hands of US special forces on a mission carried out last month in northern Iraq.
The unit of the troops deployed in the region in order to direct air strikes against Daash and gather intelligence on the ground.
And questioned by US authorities Bakkar over several weeks and said previously it would hand him over to Iraqi authorities.
Cook declined to disclose the raids against the private manufacture of chemical weapons facilities in Iraq details, but said the information obtained by the US military will allow the United States to launch more air raids.
The senior officials of the Iraqi intelligence services have affirmed Wednesday, March 9 / March, the US special forces arrested a unit of chemical weapons officer in the organization, "Daash" after a military operation in northern Iraq last month.
The two officials said that the arrested person shall be named Sulaiman Daud Afari (50 years), he was an employee of the now defunct MIC, during the rule of Saddam Hussein and a specialist in chemical and biological weapons.
The two officials said two Iraqis, who spoke on condition of anonymity, that Afari headed the unit of Chemical Weapons and developed in the terrorist organization, was arrested near the town of Tal Afar, which is under the control of the organization northwestern Iraq near the Syrian border.