Trump Said He Knew How To Defeat ISIS During His Campaign, Take a Look At His Progress

In 2014, the terror group ISIS took control of more than one-third of Iraq’s country.

Throughout Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, he said he had a plan to defeat the terror group.

And, according to reports, he just did.

On Saturday, according to a report by Fox News, the nation claimed that the terror group has been completely eradicated from their country.

This significant milestone was announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

Per the report:

Iraq declared its war against the Islamic State was over after more than three years of combat operations drove extremist fighters from all of the territories they once held.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Iraqi forces were in full control of the country’s border with Syria during remarks at a conference in Baghdad, and his spokesman said the development marked the end of the military fight against ISIS.

A senior military commander confirmed to The Associated Press that combat operations had been completed.

Here’s more from the New York Post:

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A senior military commander confirmed that combat operations had been completed.

“All Iraqi lands are liberated from terrorist Daesh gangs and our forces completely control the international Iraqi-Syrian border,” Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah said in a statement released shortly after al-Abadi’s remarks. Daesh is an Arabic acronym for IS.

And this, from the Hill:

President Trump‘s special envoy to the U.S.-led coalition forces celebrated the announcement in a statement on Twitter, congratulating Iraq’s government on the military achievement.

“PM Abadi announces that today, for the first time in four long years, #ISIS controls no significant territory in #Iraq. We congratulate the Prime Minister and all the Iraqi people on this significant achievement, which many thought impossible,” Brett McGurk wrote on Twitter.

BBC reports the announcement comes just a couple days after Russian forces declared a total victory in Syria.

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