Washington denies the ambassador’s comments confirm: Maliki granting immunity to our consultants

Washington denies the ambassador’s comments confirm: Maliki granting immunity to our consultants

07/12/2014 (00:01 pm)

Washington denies the ambassadors comments confirm - Maliki granting immunity to our consultantsBaghdad / term

Denied the US Embassy in Iraq, on Saturday, the news that some segments of the local media about what was quoted as ambassador Stuart Jones for approval of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
on legal immunity for American advisers in Iraq, referring to the arrangements took place last June while Nuri al-Maliki was in power .

While described the news as “inaccurate”, pointed out that the guarantees were based on official correspondence exchanged between the two governments in the month of June.
The embassy said in a statement received (range Press), a copy of it, that “some of the media picked up the statements are inaccurate and the San Stewart Jones, the US ambassador to Iraq, that Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi prime minister has made to provide assurances on the immunity and privileges granted to trainers and advisers Americans who are currently in Iraq. ”
The embassy said that “this information is not accurate, though what he said Ambassador Jones is that the US government has to build on the official written correspondence between the United States and Iraq under the Strategic Framework Agreement guarantees, has been the exchange of diplomatic notes relevant in the month of June 2014″.
Embassy he continued, “it was a different attitude, and these forces have a different role, and we have assurances that we need from the Iraqi government on the privileges and immunities,” noting that “this is at the heart of the official written communications between the two governments, and the framework agreement of strategic cooperation, which is the legal basis for our partnership too. ”
The agency (Associated Press US), quoted earlier in the story that, the US ambassador in Baghdad announced the approval of Haider al-Abadi, head of the Iraqi government to grant American advisers in Iraq full immunity, as she returned the agency published a correction to the news, on Saturday, stressing that the Ambassador said that the Iraqi government and the embassy reached last June of this agreement based on common strategic framework agreement between the two countries, specifically when Nuri al-Maliki was prime minister.
Reports quoted US media organizations globally known in 3 of the last month for a plan prepared by the Iraqi forces supporting the US, to start a military campaign and extensive editing areas north of the country and west of control (Daash) the end of next 2015, while showed that it “may be required.” allow American advisers, accompanied by Iraqi units on the battlefield, confirmed that the position requires the mobilization of additional Iraqi and Kurdish forces, anticipating that “a war to defeat Daash will be long.”
It is noteworthy that the US Department of Defense (Pentagon), announced on 8 November last, ready to deploy 1,500 more troops in Iraq, noting that it would set up two locations to train about a dozen Iraqi brigades.
Iraqi government promised the same day the approval of the international coalition to send more trainers and military equipment to Iraq, to ​​”step in the right context and that came too late.”
And seized organization (Daash) to the city of Mosul, Nineveh province, in 10 of the last June and then extended his “terrorist” to Kirkuk, Salahuddin and Diyala and Babel and many other parts of Iraq.
He revealed a senior official in the US Department of Defense, the Pentagon, on Friday, the Iraqi armed forces acceleration in drawing plans for the recovery of land seized by the organization “Daash,” among Iraqi forces suffer from poor large organization, pointed out that the battle in Mosul will be complex and punctuated bloody street battles.
The US official, in a press statement to a foreign newspaper, and seen by the (long-Presse), “the Iraqi armed forces suffer from poor large organization,” adding that “in spite of the initial preparations, the Iraqi forces will not be able to launch this attack on Mosul before next spring. ”
The official added that “the new plans reflect recent battlefield successes of the Iraqi forces, which forced the militants to retreat, which boosted the confidence of the Iraqi government and its armed forces themselves.”
The official pointed out that “the central goal of this contrast attack against Daash is expelled back and retrieve Mosul, which is expected to be complex battle could take months and interspersed with bloody street battles.”
And the charge that “the Iraqi armed forces have already begun operations that will pave the major military attacks in Mosul and other areas,” pointing to “the progress made by Iraqi forces against militants organize Daash in Baiji and parts of Anbar province.”
The official noted that “success in Mosul will depend heavily on the central government’s ability to gain local police cooperation whose majority of the year, so as to maintain the security of the city,” recommending that “the Iraqi army that works in conjunction with the Peshmerga forces and Sunni tribes in the process recovery of the city. ”
For his part, said Adm. John Kerry, a spokesman for the Department of Defense, “should serve as a connector decisive goal for the campaign,” he said. “We will be ready to fully support Iraqi forces from the air by the time it launched a military campaign.”
In the same context, said Professor Stirling Jensen, “The new Iraqi government is still working to earn assigning people a year in the Mosul area in its campaign against Daash.”
He Jensen “The Iraqi government has promised to provide more support for the Sunni tribal forces in the fight against Daash has also refer a lot of security officials is effective to retirement.”