To the airbase «ain al-Assad», which is located in the West of Iraq’s Anbar province, arrived contingent of American commandos. Their task is to facilitate the release of held the «Islamic state» towns of Ana, Rawa and al-Qaim.
«A significant number of commandos had arrived at the base, located 90 kilometers West of Ramadi, the provincial capital of Ambar», — told the Anadolu news Agency the representative of the Iraqi command in the rank of Brigadier General. He declined to specify the number of American troops.
In total in Iraq is already about 4,000 American soldiers. Most of them deployed in the Mosul area, providing support to Iraqi units and Shiite militias, leading the fighting for the city.