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Iraqi PM says Mosul "liberation" will be declared in a few days - Sumaria TV
June 22, 2017 / 4:01 PM / 3 months ago

Iraqi PM says Mosul "liberation" will be declared in a few days - Sumaria TV

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi attends the 28th Ordinary Summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Hamed/Files

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - The “liberation” of the city of Mosul from Islamic State will be announced in a few days, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday, according to Baghdad-based Sumaria TV.

“It’s a matter of a few days and we will announce the total liberation of Mosul,” Abadi told reporters in Baghdad, according to al-Sumaria.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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