International Alliance: The United States may send more troops to Iraq By Shunem Abdullah Khoshnaw 6 hours ago
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Sean MacFarland
Roudao - Erbil

He declared the military operations of the international coalition against the "Islamic State" Daash, US Army Gen. Sean MacFarland , commander, he did not rule out sending more US troops to Iraq, other than those announced by the Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on Monday.

Gen. MacFarland said, "He's our focus right now is to be able to various Iraqi troops from Mosul to accomplish isolate and cut off the city from the rest of the territory under the control of the organization."

"After this first phase, if found suitable conditions for us enough to enter and liberate the city by forces we have available, this is excellent, but if found to be inadequate, then we will conduct a further assessment of the situation" in order to send more troops.

The US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said during his visit to Baghdad on Monday for the deployment of additional forces, mandating the use of Apache helicopters in support of Iraqi forces and enable them to expel Daash of Mosul, as well as US aid worth $ 415 million for the Peshmerga forces.