Iraq determines three bases of the relation with the international coalition

2020-08-02T10:57:07.000000Z

Shafaq News / The Iraqi Armed Forces identified what they described as the "basics" of their relationship with the international coalition

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The relationship between the Iraqi armed forces and the international coalition is based on three principles", the spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Major General Yehia Rasool, said.

Rasool explained that these basics are, "training, armament, equipping", assuring that, "We will continue to work together according to the strategy set by the Iraqi government".

The international coalition, led by the United States, confirmed on July 23, that the Iraqi government still needs support in its war against ISIS, which has recently begun operating in several areas of the country.

About 5,000 US soldiers remain in Iraq, most of them are carrying out advisory missions, despite the withdrawal from several military bases.

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