06 Dec '17, 11pm

Russia wants to join the ISIS battle in Iraq

Russia says it is ready to start talking with the U.S. about helping to destroy the remnants of the Islamic State militants in western Iraq. The comments from a Russian defense official come as Russia claims that ISIS has been defeated in Syria. But U.S. officials say there are still several thousand ISIS fighters remaining and still plenty of work for U.S.-backed fighters in the region to finish off and defeat ISIS. “We are ready to hold dialogue and join American counterparts in solving this issue” said Russian First Deputy Defense Minister General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, the chief of the general staff, as reported by Russian state news agency TASS . “The attention of the international counterterrorism coalition should be focused on how to destroy militants in Iraq’s western regions in order to prevent the ISIL comeback to Syria and how to exclude the revival of Is...

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/12/06/russ...

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