Since the establishment of the antiterrorist coalition headed by the United States in 2014 the militant group Islamic state has lost 95% of the territory they controlled in Iraq and Syria. It is reported Radio Liberty with reference to the special representative of the President of the United States in the coalition Brett Makhorka.
During a meeting with allies in the coalition in Jordan Mcgurk said that more than 7.5 million people freed from the control of the Islamic state. In addition, 2.6 million Iraqis have returned to their homes after the liberation of territories from insurgents.
“ISIS is no more capital, its so-called Caliphate is destroyed. They are running away. We are determined to make sure that they had no place to hide – from Libya to the Philippines and to Afghanistan”, – quotes Makhorka the press service of the U.S. Department of state.
The diplomat added that almost managed to stop the flow to Syria, the so-called foreign terrorists. According to Makhorka, the coalition is developing a database of Interpol, which includes 43,000 names of militants to the country-partners were able to detain them.
November 14, 2017, the Secretary of defense James Mattis said that while the jihadists of the terrorist organization Islamic state in Syria lay down their arms, this country will be saved a limited contingent of US troops.