Baghdad - INA
The chief of staff of the army, General Othman al-Ghanmi, received the commander of the coalition forces in the Middle East and the accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, we discussed cooperation and coordination between Iraq and the alliance, led by the United States of America in the military field, as well as the decrees of the departure of General Votel on the occasion of the end of his duties in this position.
The chief of staff praised the great efforts exerted by Votel throughout his tenure as the leader of the coalition in the Middle East by providing all kinds of support and support in our fight against terrorism, noting that the partnership with the United States continues to support combat operations to eliminate the remaining From the remnants of gangs and the terrorist, in addition to supporting and developing the capabilities of Iraqi forces training, processing and border control.
I am very proud of my work with you. We have been one team against the fiercest terrorist enemy history has ever known. The victory has been achieved by the Iraqi forces, their determination and their sacrifice in order to preserve the security and sovereignty of this beautiful country.