05:19 GMT09 March 2021
Listen Live
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 43
    Subscribe

    US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani spoke about the ongoing campaign to liberate the city of Mosul from Daesh terror group, Department of Defense spokesman Peter Cook said in a briefing on Tuesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — According to Cook, Carter noted actions of Iraqi Kurds in Mosul with approval.

    "Secretary Carter thanked President Barzani for the courage of Kurdish fighters and for the KRG’s cooperation with the central government in Baghdad and the coalition in planning and executing operations to free Mosul," Cook told reporters.

    Related:

    Over 8,000 Civilians Manage to Flee Mosul in Last 4 Days
    Canadian Helicopters Fly 200 Hours to Back Mosul Offensive - Defense Ministry
    Daesh Used Chemical Weapons 19 Times Around Iraq's Mosul
    Tags:
    Kurds, Pentagon, Masoud Barzani, Ash Carter, Mosul, Iraq
    Community standardsDiscussion