US COMMENDS BELGIUM’S CONTRIBUTION TO ANTI-IS FIGHT IN SYRIA
WASHINGTON, — The US Defense Secretary commended Belgium’s announcement on Friday that it will begin conducting strikes within Syria an part of the coalition’s campaign against the so-called Daesh.
“Belgium is an important member of the coalition, and this contribution comes at a key moment in the campaign,” Ash Carter said in a statement.
The country previously contributed to the coalition’s campaign in Iraq from October, 2014, to June, 2015, and now Belgian F-16 aircrafts will operate with “greater flexibility and coherence of effort,” he noted.
“Together with Belgium and all of our coalition partners, we will deliver (Daesh) a lasting defeat,” Carter added.
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