Thu, March 26 / March 2015
The US State Department announced Thursday that the international airline alliance shelled Daash sites in Tikrit, at the request of Iraq.
According to a statement issued by the official language of US foreign Jen Psaki Agency has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of which was that "at the request of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, coalition launched on Wednesday airstrikes on the city of Tikrit and around to support ground operations of the Iraqi security forces."
She added that "these strikes are designed to destroy strongholds Daash precisely to protect innocent Iraqis by reducing Alodhararaly infrastructure, and to enable the Iraqi forces under the command of the Iraqi leadership to continue offensive operations against Daash in the vicinity of Tikrit. It was all of these strikes coordinate with the Government of Iraq and Iraqi security forces from During joint operations center in Baghdad. "
She explained Bsaki he was "up to today's date, coalition launched 2967 air strike against terrorists Daash, including 1,678 strike in Iraq and 1,289 strike in Syria. It was for these air strikes significant impact on Daash, as decimated thousands of its fighters, and many of their leaders, and destroyed Nearly 1,500 tanks, wheel, and more than 100 sites for artillery and mortars, and nearly 3,400 combat sites, training camps and hideouts in Iraq and Syria. The air raids also destroyed nearly 200 oil and gas facilities which infrastructure responsible for financing terrorism Daash. In addition, the coalition began trainers train the Iraqi army brigades in four locations in Iraq, and helped coalition advisors in enabling tens of ground operations against strongholds Daash across Iraq. "
She noted that "the cumulative effect of these processes was enormous, as can no longer Daash work freely in nearly 25% of the parts of Iraq populated as it was previously done. Where he was weakening momentum and deteriorated its ability to assemble and maneuver, was the elimination of cells led or pressure on them, and cut off its supply lines. Daash now on the defensive in Iraq, which saves the lives of innocent Iraqis of all religions and races. While Iraqi forces lift the pace of offensive operations, it must be under the command of the Iraqi leadership, and concerted efforts to protect the local population, and to ensure the human rights of all Iraqi citizens as stipulated in the Iraqi constitution and also as promised by the Prime Minister and the leaders of al-Abadi others Iraq.
She said: "The United States will continue and the Iraqi government to work together to achieve our common goal of defeating the Daash, training and professional national security forces be able to protect all the Iraqi people against extremist threats" .anthy
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