Pentagon: Coalition targets chemical and economic capacity to Daesh in Iraq

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US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that the international coalition led by the United States against al Daesh targeting chemical capacity for this organization.
Carter said in a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in the US Senate on Thursday, "During the past week, only one coalition forces launched the biggest air raids and destroyed the facility for the manufacture of drugs was Daesh] used to produce chemical weapons."
The network [CNN] news Wednesday quoted US officials as saying that unnamed [Daesh] released Tuesday shell carrying chemicals toward Qayyarah base south of the city of Mosul, where US and Iraqi forces, no injuries among the troops there.
Carter stressed that "we constantly make sure to provide protection for US forces and coalition forces and Iraqi forces against any threat."
He added that the coalition strikes continue to attack economic infrastructure to organize [Daesh and oil wells and cisterns controlled by retaining money and places. "
For his part, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford during the same meeting that preliminary estimates indicate that the chemical shell fired by militants [Daesh] they contain mustard gas. "
But he added: "It is clear that we have reached a point in the momentum of the military campaign."
Gen. Dunford confirmed that the coalition campaign succeeded in blocking the ability of [Daesh] to launch external attacks and weakened his control over the territory and have limited freedom of movement and spent many of his commanders and reduce the resources available to the organization said. "