The Western coalition has completed a major combat operation against ISIS* in Iraq
WASHINGTON, 30 APR — RIA Novosti. The coalition headed by the USA against the group “Islamic state”* declared the end of major combat operations against terrorists in Iraq.
“Command headquarters of the joint ground forces ceased its work today in Baghdad, symbolizing the end of major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq and changes in the composition and objectives of the coalition”, — is spoken in the message of the coalition.
The statement recalled that the command was engaged in supporting Iraqi security forces in the fight against ISIS*, which was conducted in 2014.
Now the coalition forces will focus on “training and development of self-sufficient capabilities of Iraq’s security”.
The US and its allies in 2014 carried out an operation against ISIS* in Iraq and in Syria, where they act without the permission of the authorities of the country.
* A terrorist organization banned in Russia