TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani felicitated Iraqi President Fuad Masum on the release of Mosul from ISIL terrorists.
Larijani congratulated the great victory to Iraqi government and people and emphasized the establishment of peace and security in Iraq and the region.
This great conquest, he wrote in his message, achieved in the light of the great religious authority of Iraq and devotion of brave nation and the armed forces, as well as the endless efforts of the Iraqi government was a major step towards the complete defeat of the terrorists in the region and destuction of the terrorism’s shadow on the people of Iraq and the region.
Larijani also wished for success, health and prosperity of the nation and government of the Republic of Iraq.
Iraqi forces captured on Thursday the wrecked historic mosque of Mosul in which ISIL terrorist group proclaimed its self-styled ‘caliphate’ three years ago. ..
Taking the Grand al-Nuri Mosque gives a symbolic victory to the Iraqi forces who have been battling for more than eight months to capture Mosul, the northern city that served as ISIL de-facto capital in Iraq.