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Iraq Says it Resumes Counter-Islamic State Operations with U.S.Coalition

Iraq’s military said on Thursday it was resuming operations with the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State after a halt following the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iranian attacks on bases hosting U.S. forces.

“In order to exploit the time that remains for the international coalition before the new relationship is set up… It was decided to carry out joint actions which enable our forces” to fight Islamic State, a military statement said.


Read full article on Reuters, January 30, 2020

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