(IraqiNews.com) The Pentagon said that the U.S.-led international coalition would support Iraqi forces to retake the city of Ramadi if it fell in the hands of the ISIS militants.
Pentagon spokesman Elissa Smith stated, “Ramadi has been contested since last summer and ISIL now has the advantage,” adding that the loss of Ramadi would not mean the military campaign is turning in the ISIS militants’ favor. “That just means the coalition will have to support Iraqi forces to take it back later,” Smith said, asserting that the U.S. will help Iraq to regain control over the city.
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