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Ramadi will be recaptured from Islamic State within days, Iraqi leader says
Ramadi will be recaptured from Islamic State within days, Iraqi leader says

Pro-government Iraqi forces will recapture the strategic city of Ramadi from Islamic State militants within days, Iraq Prime Minister Haider Abadi said in an interview aired Monday. Asked how long it would take to wrest the Anbar provincial capital back from the extremists, Abadi told the BBC: “I’m talking about days now.” The Iraqi leader added: “It makes my heart bleed because we lost Ramadi. But I can assure you we can bring it back soon.” Abadi also rejected comments from U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to CNN that Iraqi forces “showed no will to fight” in Ramadi. “I am sure he [Carter] was fed with the wrong...

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