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US Military to Establish New Military Base in Western Iraqi Province of Anbar

An Iraqi Army commander revealed that the US forces are preparing to establish a new military base in Western province of Anbar allegedly to monitor the movements of the members of the ISIS in nearby cities.

US forces, coming from Ayn al-Assad base in Baghdadi area, explored the areas of Haditha district in Anbar in order to establish another base in the province to monitor the movements of the ISIS members in the western cities, director of Iraqi Army's al-Somoud Brigade in Haditha district, Captain Nazim al-Jaghifi, said in a press statement, Iraqi News reported.

The US forces explored around and inside the area of Haditha Dam to choose the proper area to establish their military base, besides keeping Ayn al-Assad as a main headquarters and airport, Jaghifi added.

The US forces are stationed in Ain al-Assad and al-Habaniyah bases, in Eastern Ramadi, for more than one year, Jaghifi explained, FNA reported.

Source: Al Alam

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