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Assad to Iraq: War Being Fought by Syrian, Iraqi Armies is One

President Assad receives Iraq's national security advisor in the Syrian capital for talks on political, military and security coordination
Assad to Iraq: War Being Fought by Syrian, Iraqi Armies is One

The armies of Syria and Iraq are fighting the same war against terrorism, President Bashar al-Assad told a visiting Iraqi official on Wednesday.

The president’s comments came during a meeting with Iraq’s National Security Adviser Feleh al-Fayad on political, military and security cooperation between the two countries.

Fayad stressed that Iraq’s leadership is committed to continuing its support, communication and coordination with the Syrian government against terrorist organizations.

Later, the Syrian president congratulated the Iraqi army and Popular Mobilization forces for the recent victories in combating the Islamic State organization, the latest of which was liberating the city of Fallujah.

Assad said that any victory against terrorism in any of the two countries is a victory for all sides which are serious about fighting and overcoming terrorism.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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