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Iran Press TV

Iraqi premier orders 'liberalization' of Fallujah from Daesh

Iran Press TV

Sun May 22, 2016 10:19PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi informs the Iraqi nation of the beginning of a process for the "liberation" of the Daesh-held Fallujah city.

Nearly 70 kilometers west of the capital Baghdad, the strategic city has been suffering under the Takfiris' control.

In a televised speech late on Sunday, the commander-in-chief announced the start of the operation, promising the nation that the "Iraqi flag will rise" again in Fallujah.

The city will return under the control of the government just like "hundreds of villages and cities and towns," recaptured by the Iraqi soldiers, backed by Shia and Sunni fighters.

The forces tasked with battling the Takfiri terrorists in the western Iraq are "approaching a moment of great victory," stated the prime minister.

The western town of Rutba, also in Anbar, was recently the recaptured by Iraqi forces.

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