Defense Minister meets with Secretary of NATO support for the battle to liberate Mosul

2016/7/22 17:28

[Oan- Baghdad]

Research and Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi with the Secretary General of NATO [NATO] Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of the ministers of the international coalition against Daash meetings held in Washington, DC, NATO's role in supporting the battle to liberate the city of Mosul from Daash terrorist gangs.

A statement by the Ministry of Defense, the Agency has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that "During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of military cooperation with NATO and mechanisms developed in the areas of training, arming and logistical support, as well as aspects of the engineering effort required to support the Iraqi forces."

The two sides also touched according to the statement "to the ongoing preparations for the launch of the battle to liberate Mosul and ways of activating the international coalition and NATO efforts in support of the battle at the military level, as well as aspects of humanitarian aid and the reconstruction of liberated areas."