British Defense Minister: Battle of Mosul will begin in the next few weeks.

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:25:26

British Defense Minister Michael Fallon after a visit to Iraq that the cordon Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is supposed to begin "in the next few weeks to edit from the Organization of ISIS, ISIS-dominated Mosul since June 2014.

Fallon said shortly after a three-day visit to Iraq "Although Mosul city large and complex, but they will fall and fall very soon. Expect to begin the process of encirclement during the next few weeks. "

Fallon said that Iraqi troops began moving into the area strategy in preparation for an attack.

"We should be able to expel ISIS from Iraq over the next few months-the remaining months of the current year and next year."

Senior us officials hinted that the battle of Mosul may start next month, but before that the Iraqi forces regain control of the city, there is a series of military, political and humanitarian complexities pose different challenges.