Dempsey: Restore Tikrit matter of time and the international coalition is the cradle of the attack
Dempsey: Restore Tikrit matter of time and the international coalition is the cradle of the attack and not a militia
08-03-2015 04:32 PM
The head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, US Army, Gen. Martin Dempsey, that the restoration of Tikrit became a matter of time, pointing out that the international coalition was the cradle of the attack, calling Abadi al-Obeidi that realize that this (attack) did not get enchanting charm or because of the presence of militias on the road between Baghdad and Tikrit.
This comes at a Guet where government forces, backed by tribes and factions of the popular crowd of restoring several areas in the vicinity of the city of Tikrit, on the seventh day of the military operation.
He said Dempsey, that the ‘figures confirm near restore Tikrit’, referring to the that many of the Iraqi forces and gunmen loyal to her, and worth about ’23 A ‘, are faced with’ a few hundred ‘of al Daash.
While flight international coalition did not participate in Tikrit process, Iranian media published photographs of the commander of the Qods Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, referring to the presence in Salahuddin province, for the ‘provision of military consult’ Iraqi forces and factions backed strongly by Iran.
He said Dempsey: The air strikes of the alliance in the past few weeks, north of Tikrit, the greater the pressure on the extremist organization and paved the ground for the attack, adding, “I think that the attack on Tikrit became possible because of the air strikes carried out in the vicinity of Baiji ‘, near the major oil refineries in the country.
He continued, “I want to be aware of the Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, and the defense minister, Khalid al-Obeidi, that this (the attack) did not get the magic magician or because of the presence of Shiite militias on the road between Baghdad and Tikrit. ”
The process of Tikrit has been preparing and developing the military plans by Iran, which is trying to penetrate in Iraq through Almazavih militias in the popular crowd.