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Coalition: More than 7.5 million people liberated in Iraq and Syria

NEWS DESK–  The US Presidential Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter IS Brett McGurk said: More than 7.5 million people have been liberated from the grip of IS and 2.6 million Iraqis have returned to their homes, He said that Daesh organization had lost 95% of the territory under its control in Syria and Iraq

According to a statement issued by the US State Department, McGurk said in Small Group of the US-led Global Coalition on Wednesday in Jordan that “More than 7.5 million people have been liberated from the grip of IS” and 2.6 million Iraqis had returned to their homes, and IS is unable to ” retake any meter from the area they had lost.”

US Presidential Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter IS Brett McGurk added “IS lost 95% of the territory under its control in Syria and Iraq.”

“Foreign terrorist fighter (FTF) flows into Syria have nearly stopped, and FTFs across borders are increasingly being tracked and disrupted. The Coalition has been instrumental in developing the INTERPOL database ‎of 43,000 names to enable all partner states to catch FTFs during routine traffic stops or as they attempt to cross an international border.” McGurk has briefed.

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