For the first time, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi has broadcasted a radio message to ISIS-held Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city.
The new radio broadcast titled Republic of Iraq launched today from al-Qayyarah, a city south of Mosul.
The frequency is 103.3FM.
Abadi said: “We have liberated all major cities ISIS held in Salahideen and Anbar province and we will celebrate he big victory of Mosul with you soon. We will raise the flag of Iraq in the center of Mosul as we have raised it in al-Qayyarah, Shirqat, Baiji, Tikrit, Ramadi, Fallujah and many other cities around Iraq which have been reunited with our home, Iraq, and our people.”