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Isis, presidente Iran: è stato sconfitto

Messaggio televisivo di Hassan Rouhani
fonte: AGV - Agenzia Giornalistica il Velino/Sputnik
di Velino International

Il presidente iraniano Hassan Rouhani ha annunciato in un messaggio tv che l’Isis è stato sconfitto in Iraq e in Siria. Una dichiarazione che segue quella del capo del Corpo delle Guardie Rivoluzionarie Islamiche (IRGC), Qasem Soleimani che si era congratulato poche ore prima con il leader iraniano per la vittoria sui terroristi. A ottobre, la Coalizione a guida Usa impegnata contro i miliziani dell’Isis nella regione aveva reso noto la liberazione di circa il 95 per cento del territorio infestato dagli uomini dell’Isis, mentre l’alto rappresentante del Segretario di Stato americano, Brian Hook, ha dichiarato recentemente che la Siria sarà completamente liberata dai entro la fine del 2017. Nel paese sono impegnate dal 2015, su richiesta del governo siriano, anche le forze aeree russe.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has announced the victory over the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) in Iraq and Syria, as broadcast by the Iranian television channel Press TV.Earlier on Tuesday, Maj. Gen. of the Quds Force of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Qasem Soleimani congratulated the Iranian leader on the victory over the IS.The Quds Force is a special unit of the IRGC in charge of extraterritorial operations. The unit reports directly to the Iranian supreme leader.The Islamic State is a terrorist organization that seized large territories in Iraq and Syria, and is also present in a number of other countries such as Libya and Afghanistan. The group has claimed responsibility for a number of deadly terror attacks across the world over recent years.The United States is leading a coalition of dozens of nations aimed at defeating the IS operating in Iraq and Syria. The activities of the coalition in Syria are not authorized by Damascus.In October, the US-led coalition said that the Iraqi forces had already liberated around 95 percent of the land once held by terrorists. On Thursday, Senior Adviser to the US Secretary of State Brian Hook said that the IS would be defeated and eradicated from Syria by the end of 2017.The Russian Aerospace Forces have been present in Syria since September 2015 following an official request from the Syrian president. On October 16, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the operation against terrorists in Syria was coming to an end.

 

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