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    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.


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