–Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has formally declared
victory of the country’s forces over the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group one day
after the country’s military and Popular Mobilization Forces took full control
of the northern city.
made the remarks while delivering a formal statement aired by the state
television on Monday.
"I announce from here the end and the failure and the
collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood and terrorism, which the terrorist
Daesh announced from Mosul," he said, adding, "It was due to the
Iraqi nation’s united front and sacrifice that we are now celebrating the
victory over Daesh. This is the victory over darkness and terrorism.”