April 22, 2015
Washington «Quds Al-Arabi»: US general said that the coalition forces led by the United States against al «Islamic state« terrorist group may be forced to redistribute its troops to Syria, adding that the coalition operations in Iraq, Iraqi forces have made it possible to force the organization «State» to redeploy its resources to the Syrian theater.
The remarks came on the lips of Gen. Thomas and idly Chief of Staff of the strength of military tasks against al «state» in the daily official report of the US Department of Defense as an affirmation of the statements made by the Canadian Foreign Minister Rob Nicholson in the last month, said during the Daash moving back to Syria because Coalition strikes less tense, which makes them feel more secure.
He said in the comments that Daash situation has deteriorated in Iraq and that he was transporting heavy equipment and personnel to Syria, stressing that he should not give them a free ride just because we disagree with the government in Syria, and the Canadian Parliament voted last month to expand the air strikes from Iraq to Syria to become so the first NATO member to do so in the alliance of anti-regulation.
Pentagon officials said the campaign revealed what is expected is that Daash did not withdraw strategically to Syria, but the coalition air strikes in Iraq have an impact. A spokesman for the US Central Command, Pat Ryder said the military campaign centered on dismantling and defeating al-State at the end.
He revealed the Pentagon said the Iraqi security forces have recovered about 30 percent of the territory of Daash in Iraq, but acknowledged that the group has gained more territory in Syria, and although the American alliance had hit targets in Iraq and Syria since August / August, but that the Ministry of Defence America is still emphasizes long ago to pursue a policy Daash defeat in Iraq first.
Alliance launched more than 3,200 air strike in Iraq and Syria, according to official reports, but Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi complained last week that the air strikes against targets Daash very slow after a request from the Iraqi government.
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