BAGHDAD The Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Adel Abdul Mahdi, stressed the importance of securing the border with Syria.
" A statement by the Prime Minister's Office said that Abdul Mahdi met with security and military leaders during which they briefed him on the security plans to visit of the shrine of Imam Hussein, in addition to the security situation and the security of the Iraqi-Syrian border," a statement from the Prime Minister's office said.
"The heroic actions of the armed forces in their war against the Daesh terrorist gangs represent great and systematic lessons that will be studied in military academies and we are proud of what you have achieved," he said.
"The importance of continued efforts, caution and caution to continue tracking Daesh terrorist cells and secure the border as the arena of terrorism with Syria is common to the enemy and we have to secure our borders in full."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency