Deployment of US missile system in Iraq
Last updated: April 27, 2016 - 10:17
BAGHDAD / News Network Iraq confirmed the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) that the United States will deploy launchers multiple missiles "HIMARS" Turkey and Iraq in the framework of the fight against the organization "Daash" terrorist. He said Maj . Gen. Peter Gerstein, deputy commander of the Committee on operational planning and intelligence group of US troops participation in the campaign against terrorism taking place in Syria and Iraq today: "There is talk about the two systems separate the rocket launchers from the model (HIMARS), the first of them in Turkey and used to support the ongoing in Syria , our operations, while the second will be adopted to support operations in Iraq." the rejection of the US military official disclosure from where I set the two systems, adding that the bombers of this model mobile "and will be published in places that require it." Commenting on the potential for the use of Alrajmtin roads, Gerstein said , "we are working closely with our partners in Turkey in order to determine how the adoption of the two systems." announced Turkish Foreign Minister, born Tchaouc Ihsanoglu, earlier Tuesday that Ankara and Washington have reached an agreement on the deployment of multiple rocket launchers American on the Turkish - Syrian border, in the month of May / May next year. he said Sergeant , Ihsanoglu told reporters during a visit to Saudi Arabia: "the Our primary goal in clearing Manbej border area, which extends for a distance of 98 kilometers, from the elements Daash, and then will arise safe area on their own. " the Turkish minister continued , adding:" the maximum term'll shoot at up to 40 kilometers, and the extent of rocket launchers US missiles from model HIMARS amounts to 90 kilometers ... and therefore we will be able to strike more effectively to the goals of the organization Daash terrorist in northern Syria Manbej zone. " the move, according to the Turkish authorities, in the framework of Ankara 's response to intensifying rocket attacks by militants from the " Daash "in Syria on land Turkish.
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