The information office of the Iraqi Prime Minister issued a press statement that Iraqi government and the United States have been agreed for the participation of the U.S special armed forces in the fight against terrorism and Daash organization,
but confirmed that the U.S Special Forces don’t have more ground tasks in Iraq. The official spokesman Saad Al Hadithi delivered his words in a press statement that Iraqi government and the U.S administration have made an agreement for sending limited number of U.S Special Force to provide air support and to monitor the movements of Daash top leaders and to eliminate those elements. He also pointed out that there are a large number of U.S troops in the country, but they don’t have more ground tasks and they should focus their activities in monitoring the Syrian border.
He also added that all the U.S troops would provide more powerful support in coordination with the Iraqi government and joint operation with Iraqi security forces. Hadithi met with Stuart Jones the U.S ambassador in Baghdad. The U.S ambassador said in a press conference at the U.S embassy that U.S government is not planning to send more ground troops and Iraqi government didn’t request to send more ground troops in Iraq. He pointed out that the U.S Special Forces would perform any kind of operation in coordination and collaboration with the Iraqi government. He further explained that our special forces have made a number of achievements on the request of Baghdad including cutting supplies and funding of Daash between Syrian and Iraqi border.