Iraqi PM says Mosul 'liberation' will be declared in a few days: Sumaria TV

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (centre) walks during a visit to Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (centre) walks during a visit to Mosul, Iraq, May 29, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

ERBIL, Iraq (REUTERS) – The “liberation” of the city of Mosul from Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be announced in a few days, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday (June 22), according to Baghdad-based Sumaria TV.

“It’s a matter of a few days and we will announce the total liberation of Mosul,” Abadi told reporters in Baghdad, according to al-Sumaria.