Iraqi PM says 3 months needed to eliminate ISIS

By REUTERS
December 27, 2016 16:44

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said it would take three months to eliminate Islamic State, as US-backed forces battle to dislodge the militants from their urban stronghold of Mosul.

"Conditions indicate that Iraq needs three months to eliminate Daesh," state TV quoted Abadi as saying.


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