WASHINGTON: Iraqi forces have made tremendous achievements over the past six months


Praised the US embassy in Baghdad, on Tuesday, the role of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to reach an agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a loan of a three-year, $ 5.4 billion, noting that it is expected to benefit from an additional $ 12 billion international in economic support for Iraq, while He praised the capabilities of Iraqi forces.

The embassy said in a statement that the international coalition to combat Daash Brett Macgork special presidential envoy visited Iraq for the period from 18 to 21 June, and accompanied by the US ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones.

She said the embassy: The Macgork met with senior government and security officials, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and Parliament Speaker Salim al-Rawi and Suhaib Anbar governor and the president of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani and Vice President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani.

She embassy: The Macgork praised Iraqi security forces for the recent successes achieved in Fallujah, referring to the difficult challenges ahead in clearing the rest of the city, including the many booby traps planted by the organization Daash.

She explained the embassy: The presidential envoy praised the Iraqi security forces are enormous for the achievements over the past six months in Anbar province in regaining control of population centers and crossing points key such as Ramadi, Haditha, Hit, wet and basically clearing the Euphrates River valley of Daash.

She drew the embassy, ​​that Macgork also paid tribute to the courage of more than 20,000 tribal fighters from Anbar who supported these operations through the crowd the popular tribal program in Iraq, stressing the continued support of the United States and the Iraqi security forces by assisting in training and providing logistics and air support including ongoing operations to restore Qayyarah, which will increase the isolation of Mosul and pave the way for full liberalization.

She embassy: Given the rapid progress of Iraqi forces in the liberation of areas of Daash and the need to help the displaced to return to their homes as soon as possible, presidential envoy Macgork international coalition called for increased contributions to the humanitarian efforts and stressed the responsibility of the coalition to respond to the humanitarian situation in Fallujah requirements, where thousands of displaced people are still in desperate need of food, shelter and aid.

To announce that US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Tuesday, that the NATO forces would participate more effectively with the international coalition led by the United States in its war against al Daash terrorist.

Ashton Carter said in a press statement: that NATO forces would participate more effectively in the struggle of the international coalition led by the United States against al Daash terrorist.

Carter pointed out that NATO will in the first phase to take part in operations with aircraft AWACS (airborne early warning and control) that take place in Iraq and Syria, stressing that NATO will provide support for increased defense force in Iraq within the framework of the fight against the terrorist organization.