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Iraqi President stresses continuation of pressure on terrorism

 Iraqi President stresses continuation of pressure on terrorism

President Barham Salih and Minister of Defense Juma Inad in al-Salam Palace in Baghdad. Iraqi News Agency image.

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi President Barham Salih confirmed Monday the need to maintain pressure on terrorism during his meeting with Minister of Defense Juma Inad in al-Salam Palace in Baghdad to discuss security situations in the country.

A press statement issued by the Iraqi presidency revealed that the meeting discussed the latest security developments in Iraq, and the continuous efforts of the Iraqi armed forces to pursue remaining figures of terrorism.

The statement added that Salih was briefed by the Minister of Defense on the progress of the military operations ongoing on different axes to fight terrorist groups trying to destabilize security and stability in Iraqi cities.   

Salih stressed the need to remain vigilant and cautious and not to allow any gap for terrorist groups to threaten the security and stability of the Iraqi people. The president also commended the recent efforts of Iraqi security forces for arresting several serious terrorists.

The president also emphasized the importance of providing the necessary support to security forces to be able to carry out their tasks.

The meeting comes after the Iraqi Intelligence Agency announced the arrest of three serious terrorists belong to ISIS group in a security operation in Baghdad.