Leading role in the Peshmerga: Battle of Mosul will be launched between 15-20 of this month

2016/10/4 10:45

[Oan- Baghdad]

Leading role in the Peshmerga forces, he said that the battle to liberate the city of Mosul, will be launched in October this month.

He said the focus of Khazar official of the Peshmerga forces, Aref Tayfur, in a press statement that "the start of the battle of Mosul is imminent, it will begin in October of this," adding, "I do not know the exact time, but some say the fight begins on the 15th of this month and some say it will begin on 20 of the month. "

The general commander of the armed forces, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said last Friday that the process of liberalization of Mosul "is imminent."

Recently agreed Baghdad and Erbil on the liberation of the city plan and the forces participating included the Peshmerga and the popular crowd in addition to the international coalition.
It is said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said last week that the process will be launched in 19 of the month.

The Iraqi government condemned the announcement and promised to "blatant interference" in the internal affairs of a renewed call for Ankara to withdraw Turkish troops from Camp Ba'shiqah north of Mosul.

The Turkish parliament voted last Saturday to extend the stay of these forces to the last year, and promised Iraqi Foreign step "provocative and affect the bilateral relations between the two countries."