INA - BAGHDAD - AMNA AL-SALAMI
Joint Ops Command confirmed that there is coordination with the Syrian side to prevent the movement of terrorists and control the borders.
"Military fortifications on the Iraqi-Syrian border prevented Daesh terrorist groups from entering Iraqi territory," spokesman for the joint operations, Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, told Iraqi News Agency – INA.
He pointed out that the borders have been secured where Daesh cannot penetrate or get close to Iraqi borders, in addition to not allowing any space to move of more than 610 kilometres, after securing the border significantly.
He pointed out that there is contact with the Syrian side and the Syrian Democratic Forces, to prevent the terrorist movement.
It is noteworthy that the joint forces confirmed earlier securing the borders between Syria and Iraq, and enhancing fortifications, earthen mounds, trenches and barbed wire, as well as observation towers, thermal cameras and continuous air reconnaissance.