International Coalition: We will stay in Iraq at the request of the government; Peshmerga played a major role in fighting ISIS


Shafaq News/ The International Coalition to Combat ISIS announced that its forces will remain in Iraq at the request of the government in Baghdad.

"At the request of the Iraqi government, our troops will remain in Iraqi areas, and our assessment signals the continuing threat of ISIS," Miles Cagens, spokesman for the International Coalition, said in a news conference in Erbil.

"ISIS is not over and they there are at some areas in Iraq and Syria," he said.

He also mentioned the role of Peshmerga forces in fighting ISIS, stressing that their role in this regard is great.

He stressed that the international coalition will continue to support and train Iraqi forces and Peshmerga.

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