Axar.az
UP
23 July 2018


Iraqi PM Abadi urges IS to surrender

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

The prime minister of Iraq has urged the Islamic State group to surrender as government troops close in on its last urban stronghold in the country, Mosul.

Haider al-Abadi appeared on state TV wearing combat fatigues and said: "They have no choice. Either they surrender or they die."

Iraqi special forces are now about 1km (0.6 of a mile) away from Mosul's eastern edge and preparing to enter.
Units of the army are meanwhile advancing from the south.

Using another name for IS, Mr al-Abadi said: "We will close in on Daesh from all angles and God willing we will cut the snake's head. They will have no way out and no way to escape."

Mr al-Abadi is the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi armed forces.

Date
2016.11.01 / 09:59
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Armenia receives $200mln worth of weapons from Russia

Mammadyarov has sent letters to the UN Secretary-General

Israeli PM to meet Russian FM in J'lem for Syria talks

South Korean lawmaker takes own life amid scandal

British FM: Coordinated Brexit is at risk

Baku waits for proposals from OSCE Minsk Group

Putin and Nursultan discussed preparations for C Summit

Geng Shuang: The US to remain calm on trade issues

Earthquake leaves at least 79 injured in south-east Iran

40 terrorists 'neutralized' over past week

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla