Iraqi state TV: Prime minister in Ramadi to hail victory over Islamic State

December 29, 2015 12:44 PM

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Iraqi state TV: Prime minister in Ramadi to hail victory over Islamic State

BAGHDAD - Iraq’s state TV says Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Ramadi to hail the city’s liberation from Islamic State militants.

The TV did not elaborate on al-Abadi’s visit Tuesday to the Anbar provincial capital but an Iraqi commander, Brig. Gen. Ahmed al-Belawi, told The Associated Press that the prime minister kicked off his tour with meetings with security and provincial officials.

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