Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has announced in Berlin to the German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, that approximately one-third of Mosul has been liberated from ISIS.
He also went onto claim that 1,000 ISIS terrorists had also been killed and some 650 captured.
“Those are very good signs for the positive results of the operations. It’s going better than we expected,” he said.
He emphasized that Iraq would not accept any Turkish intervention within its borders.