U.S. VICE-PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES IRAQI PREMIER ON MOSUL VICTORIES

BAGHDAD, Iraq, The US Vice-President, Joe Biden, has phoned the Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider Al-Abadi, to congratulate him on the recent successes of Iraqi military, in the Mosul liberation operation.

The US Vice-President has greeted Al-Abadi and the Iraqi people, on the Iraqi forces' victories in Mosul, the Iraqi government said, in a press statement.

It added that, Biden has expressed admiration of the bravery of the Iraqi forces, in the fight against the so-called Daesh militants.

He also highlighted the remarkable progress made by the Iraqi forces, since Al-Abadi's assumption of the Premiership and military leadership.

Iraq's victory over terrorism is a victory for the whole world, the US senior official stressed.

For his part, Al-Abadi thanked Biden and voiced gratitude for the US support to Iraq, in its war on terrorism.

He also vowed to accomplish the mission of ridding the country of terrorists.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK