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Chapter Minoborony USA announced a new plan to destroy “ISIS”

James Mattis

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James Mattis noted that the role of the US armed forces in Iraq and Syria is urgent, while local forces will not be able to deal with threats in the region.

The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis announced significant changes in the tactics of confrontation “ISIS” in Syria and Iraq, which is the deprivation of the escape routes of the militants from the liberated territories.

He stated this on Friday at a press conference at the Pentagon.

“The President (Donald trump – ed.) ordered to change the tactics of displacement “ISIS” safe seats in a grueling battle for the encirclement of the enemy in his fortifications, so we can destroy “ISIL,” Mattis said.

He stressed that now the coalition is spending time and effort to surround the pockets of terrorists, calling them “a strategic threat”, if they will return again and will plan attacks in other countries .

The Pentagon chief also noted that the role of the US armed forces in Iraq and Syria is urgent, while local forces will not be able to deal with threats in the region. “The police can’t cope with the forces, with tanks,” explained Mattis.

The Minister of defense emphasized that the United States will now pursue “intensive campaign against “ISIL”. However, he did not specify whether we are talking about new initiatives, than the change of tactics of the combat group from the United States.

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