Iraq's PM announces 'victory' over Islamic State in Mosul

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July 09, 2017 22:36:49

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the “victory” over Islamic State group fighters in the city of Mosul, his office said.

“The commander in chief of the armed forces [Prime Minister] Haider al-Abadi arrived in the liberated city of Mosul and congratulated the heroic fighters and the Iraqi people for the great victory,” said a statement from his office.

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Reuters

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July 09, 2017 22:28:48



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