Carter: America's plans to send more troops to Iraq to support the campaign against Daash

04.18.2016
| (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad announced that US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Monday, that his country would step up its military campaign to organize "Daash" to send more troops to Iraq, among it will provide advice to the Iraqi forces. Quoted "Reuters" Carter said during his visit to Baghdad , during which American leaders and Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi and defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi met, he said that "US President Barack Obama 's administration will step up its military campaign to organize Daash to send more troops to Iraq." He added that it "will be stationed in closer to the front line locations to provide advice to the Iraqi forces." Furthermore, a senior US military official said, according to "Reuters", that he "will send about 200 US troops to increase the number of US troops in Iraq to about 4,100 troops." arrived in the US defense secretary to the capital , Baghdad, on Monday, to meet with senior Iraqi officials and discussed The campaign against "Daash." http://www.sotaliraq.com/newsitem.php?id=327747