In the Pentagon emphasize that ISIS remains a dangerous enemy.
International coalition forces led by the US and the liberation forces have made significant progress in the liberation from the control of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS) peaceful settlements in most of the territory in Iraq and Syria.
About this informed the press-Secretary of the Multinational joint operational forces Colonel Ryan Dillon.
“ISIS is losing on all fronts, and they lose control of their few strongholds in Iraq and Syria,” – said the official representative of the coalition forces during a videoconference organized at the Pentagon.
He stressed that the liberation forces in Iraq and Syria, with the support of the international coalition continue to win victory after victory. At the same time, the speaker pointed out that ISIL remains a dangerous enemy.
In particular, in Iraq, in his words, cleared from terrorists the territory of more than 42 thousand square kilometers, home to about four million people. In Syria under control of ISIS freed more than two million people.
Now in Syria, the main fighting in the city of raqqa, which ISIS declared its capital. Three quarters of the city have already been released.
“ISIS is trying to control the rest of the civilians in the city, holding them hostage, while terrorists cling to every city block,” said the Colonel, United States army.
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