Security leaders: Ein al-Assad a pure Iraqi base

Sunday 19th January 2020 - 16:17

Security leaders: Ein al-Assad a pure Iraqi base

Baghdad - INA

Security leaders have confirmed that the Ein Al-Assad base in Anbar Province is purely Iraqi.

The spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The Ein al-Assad base is Iraqi and that the al Qaeda leader is present in it, as well as many military units," noting that "the base of Ein al-Assad includes swarms of Iraqi combat aircraft, as well as the headquarters of the division The seventh includes regiments from the anti-terrorist apparatus and the rest of the military units. "

He added that "the part of the international coalition forces occupies 11 square kilometers of the base area, which amounts to 66 square kilometers," noting that "the existing forces of the coalition are advisory forces and give experience and advice in the field of air strikes as well as in addressing targets and the use of drones ".

 In turn, a member of the Security Media Cell Major General Saad Maan indicated that "the areas around Ein al-Assad base, including Al-Baghdadi side, are safe and no criminal crime has been witnessed in the last two years except one crime and it was discovered within 24 hours," noting that "the stability of conditions in these areas is Results of ongoing liberalization and government support. "