FM spokesman felicitates Iraqi people, gov. on Fallujah liberation

TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman has congratulated the victory of the Iraqi army and popular forces against Takfiri terrorists in the strategic town of Fallujah.

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari felicitated the Iraqi nation and government on the occasion of the victory by the army, popular and tribal forces against Takfiri terrorists by taking full control of the strategic city of Fallujah in the Western province of al-Anbar.

The official expressed hope that the government of Iraq will take advantage of national unity and integriry among country’s social and political group in order to obtain more victories in its full-scale war against terrorism and extremism.

On Friday, the Iraqi Police Chief declared full liberation of Fallujah after the two-year-long ISIL control over the strategic city.

Commander of Iraq's Federal Police Major General Raed Shaker Judat appeared on the country's national TV in an interview carried out at the center of Fallujah, declaring that the city has been completely purged of ISIL terrorists.

Meantime, Fallujah Liberation Operation Commander Abdol-Wahhab Saedi told the state-run TV that his forces are in control of the entire city and state buildings now.

Furthermore, Iraqi media on Saturday announced the liberation of new areas in Fallujah.

 

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