The Iraqi Defense Minister; Irfan Mahmood al-Hayali, has praised the heroism and courage of the fighters of the Al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad who are drawing the best f its pictures while liberating the right side of Mosul, side to side with the Iraqi Army forces.
This statements of the Minister was during his visit to the Squad operations' district near 'Atshana hills, accompanied by the Army Chief of Staff, Commander of the operations "We are coming, Nineveh" and the director of the Military Intelligence.
The Squad's supervisor; Mr. Maitham al-Zaidi who has received the visiting delegation has stated: "The aim of this visit is to see the progress of the currently ongoing military operations and to listen directly to the explanation of the leaderships about the achieved victories on the terrorist ISIL gangs. The Minister has praised the efforts exerted by the ninth armored Division and the Al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad, expressing his readiness to support the squad."
On the other hand, the leader in the popular mobilization units; Haj Hadi al-'Ameri has praised the experience of cooperation with the Al-Abbas's (p) fighting squad and the Iraqi army during the liberation operations of the right side, as he said during this visit: "The cooperation between the Army and the popular mobilization is a leader and unique experience to create despair in the hearts of the enemy if he wanted to differentiate between the army and the popular mobilization, especially that the enemies are trying to sow discord between the Army and the popular mobilization." Asserting that: The Army and the popular mobilization form one force that battle side by side, like they fought along with the federal police in any battles, and that the efforts will continue with the Al-Abbas's (p) fighting squad until cutting roads between Tal 'Afar and Mosul so we head towards the east axis of Tal 'Afar."
At the conclusion of this visit, the supervisor of the Al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad Mr. Maitham al-Zaidi has stated: "The Al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad represents the popular mobilization board in the liberation of the right side, and this is a message tat no battle can run without the presence of the popular mobilization thanks to its excellent capabilities and capacities that have proven their worth on the ground."