Official at the Iraqi Ministry of Defense revealed on Friday that the ministry did not report yesterday of America - Kurdish joint military operation that rescued 69 hostages at Daash terrorist gangs spend Hawija southwest of Kirkuk province.
Brigadier-General spokesman improve Ibrahim Sadiq in a press statement, "They heard about the operation of the media did not have knowledge of it," adding that "those who have made their Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the Americans did not have the Department of Defense had no idea about."
Sadik said that "the ministry officials meet with representatives of the international coalition in Baghdad on Friday to learn more about the process."
According to the first reports that the operation carried out on Thursday near the town of Hawija it freed hostages Kurds, but officials confirmed later that the detainees were Arabs, including about 20 members of the Iraqi security forces.
A US official said that others are local residents and fighters Daash who accused them of spying organization, "noting that" they were about to be executed and then Aodawa in four mass graves. "
A spokesman for the Central Intelligence Agency declined to comment on rumors that the hostages editors with links to the US government.
The press secretary said the US Department of Defense [Pentagon] The process does not represent a change in US tactics in the war on Daash.anthy
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