The leadership of the al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad has announced the end of its tasks entrusted to it to closing and fortifying the last border posts to the homeland with Syria, where the squad's hordes headed since the morning hours towards the targets set by the leadership of the popular mobilization operations within the popular mobilization axis to liberate the last remaining part of Jazeera Kubra and the higher Euphrates and closing the border strip linking between the Republic of Iraq and the Republic of Syria.
During this operation, more than 56 kilometers of length were liberated and cleansed between over two axes, each of them is of 16 kilometers long. And maintaining the contact with the rest of the liberated forces of the security forces and the popular mobilization. Thus, the liberation of all Iraqi lands was completed from the clutches of the terrorist ISIL gangs, and our hero forces took control of the Iraqi-Syrian international border from the al-Walid port to Rabi'a port.
On the other hand, the Lieutenant general of the special forces Abd al-Amir Rashid YarAllah, the Commander of the operations to cleanse the Jazeera and the Upper Euphrates, has announced that the army units represented by the Operations Command of Jazeera, 7th Infantry Division, 8th Mechanized Infantry Division and 9th Armored Division, as well as the (1, 2, 20, 25, 26, 31, 33, 40, 41, 44, D) brigades of the popular mobilization, were able to liberate the Jazeera between Nineveh and Anbar with the support of army's air force and succeeding in cleansing more than 90 villages and more than 16000 km2 and controlling the international Iraqi-Syrian borders northern Euphrates from the Romana area to Tal Safkok over 183 km.
It is to note that the duty assigned to the Squad by the popular mobilization operations is to liberate and clean up the last border strip connecting the two countries (Iraq - Syria) and to close these borders and declare the borders of Iraq as a red line that no terrorist or mercenary will be allowed to override. And Armored brigade and two battalions (general support and missile) and the elite brigade in addition to the other combat units have participated in this battle.